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Eligibility for a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
Eligibility for a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

A lot of people would choose filing a Chapter 7 bankruptcy over a Chapter 13 if they were given the choice. However, not everyone has the ability to choose between a Chapter 7 and a Chapter 13 bankruptcy. What sets the two bankruptcies apart? With a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, the ...

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  • H is for Hensel Law Office

    Okay it's time for a little shameless self-promotion! My name is Thomas Hensel and I'm a Consumer Bankruptcy Attorney. I've been practicing for a ...

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  • G is for Garnishment

    Garnishment is one of the most powerful weapons that a judgment creditor can wield. It can take many forms – wage garnishment, bank account ...

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  • Understanding the Automatic Stay in Bankruptcy

    Once a debtor files for bankruptcy, they typically notice the immediate benefits of what is called the "automatic stay." What is the automatic stay ...

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  • F is for First Meeting

    In both types of consumer bankruptcy cases - Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 - you will be required to appear at your " first meeting " or " first meeting of ...

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  • E is for Exemptions

    When you file a bankruptcy petition ALL of your property becomes property of your 'bankruptcy estate'. Exemptions are what the bankruptcy code allows ...

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  • D is for Discharge

    Obtaining a Discharge is the goal in every individual Chapter 7 case and it's also the goal in about 99% of Chapter 13 cases too. It's the final Order ...

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  • C is for Cars

    A common first question I'll get over the phone or via email from a perspective Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 client is something along the lines of "if I ...

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  • B is for Bank Accounts

    One of the most common assets that a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy Debtor (the person filing bankruptcy) has is a bank account. What types of ...

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  • Chapter 7 vs. Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

    In today's economy, it is no surprise that countless people have been severely impacted by uncontrollable debt. Whether a family is upside down on ...

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