Chapter 13

January 30, 2012

Audit Shows Capital One Bank Illegally Filed $24.7 Million in Claims for Debts Previously Discharged in Bankruptcy

One can understand if a major U.S. credit card company forgets that one of its customers had earlier written off their debt in bankruptcy. But forgetting […]
February 1, 2012

“Automatic” Protection from Your Creditors

Many bankruptcy attorney ads in periodicals here in the South Florida area say: “Stop garnishments.” “Stop foreclosures.” “Stop repossessions.” So bankruptcy stops all those bad things. […]
April 4, 2012

Reasons to Do a Short Sale? Maybe Not

Besides avoiding a foreclosure and its hit on your credit record, you may have other sensible reasons for looking into a short sale of your home. Let's consider those other reasons.
April 16, 2012

Your Sole Proprietorship Business Rescued by Chapter 13

Do you have a small business in your own name that would be successful if it only got a break from its debts? A Chapter 13 case would likely greatly reduce both your business and personal monthly debt service while you continued to run your business.
April 18, 2012

Protecting Yourself When Your Business Has to Throw in the Towel

If you're seriously considering closing down a struggling business, you are likely very concerned about personal damage control: how do you end the business without being pulled down with it?
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