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What is a Reaffirmation Agreement?

Reaffirmation Agreements in Bankruptcy A reaffirmation agreement is a legally enforceable agreement to repay all or a portion of a debt that would otherwise have been discharged in your bankruptcy.  In order for the agreement to be valid the creditor must sign the agreement as well as either your attorney or the Judge.  This is […]

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Secured Debts in Bankruptcy – Defined

What Are Secured debts? Secured Debts are debts that are ties to your property such as car loans and home mortgages.  Better stated, secured debts are those which the creditor has a claim which secured by property of the bankruptcy estate in accordance with a duly perfected security interest (generally defined as a lien which had […]

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The Automatic Stay In Bankruptcy

Automatic Stay Stops Creditors in Bankruptcy

Automatic Stay What is the Automatic Stay in Bankruptcy? It is relief!  It’s a stop sign.  It is an Order for the federal court to your creditors to quit trying to collect during the open bankruptcy case.  Generally this is the relief that many people are looking for, it’s when the lawsuits cease, the harassing […]

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Questions Asked At The Meeting of Creditors

What’s The Trustee Going Ask, You Ask?   Questions Asked At The Meeting of Creditors About 30 days after you file your bankruptcy, you’ll have to attend the 341 Meeting of Creditors.  Information about this meeting can be found throughout this website, and at the following link: 314 Meeting Information.  The trustee will have the […]

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Getting Sued After Bankruptcy; Can They Do That?

Automatic Stay Stops Creditors in Bankruptcy

Help, I’m Getting Sued After My Bankruptcy It’s not a regularity, but it does happen. Sometimes, a creditor files a lawsuit on debt that was discharged in your Chapter 7 Bankruptcy. In most instances, this isn’t suppose to happen!  You’re not supposed to be sued after bankruptcy on discharged debt! Can I Still Be Sued After Bankruptcy? […]

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Wilderness of Bankruptcy

Guss was able to lead me through the wilderness of bankruptcy. He met with me and we discussed my situation with its various options. Once I decided on a plan, he and his staff made all of the anxious moments fade away. He has some great tips for you if you find yourself in financial […]

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Obtaining Your Credit Report

Obtaining Your Credit Report Whenever filing a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, it is always a good idea to review your credit report.  Be careful!  Do not go to the advertised websites, or call the numbers on television following paid advertisements.  Generally, ok, always, this is a scam.  There is NO reason why a […]

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