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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 […]
January 31, 2012

What Stops a Creditor from Chasing You After Its Debt Has Been Written Off in Bankruptcy?

Even though it’s illegal for creditors to try to collect on a debt that’s been discharged (legally written off) in bankruptcy, once in a while they […]
April 24, 2012

Who Is the “Bankruptcy Trustee” and How Can He or She Help or Hurt Me?

The three kinds of trustees in consumer bankruptcy have tremendous power over you. So it’s important to know what they do, and how to stay in […]
May 3, 2012

The U. S. Trustee–The Behind-the-Scenes Bankruptcy Administrator and Hope-You-Never-Meet Enforcer

I know who my bankruptcy trustee is, but now who is the ”U. S. Trustee”? You’re about to file a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 case. […]
August 13, 2012

What is “Median Family Income,” and If You’re Making More Than That Can You Still File a Chapter 7 Case?

If your family income is more than the "median family income," you may still be able to file under Chapter 7.