small business bankruptcy

Business Bankruptcy Options That Are Common For Small Businesses

Filing for business bankruptcy is never in a small business owner’s plans. Open starting a business, most have high hopes and grand plans that they will be successful, both financially and regarding their public image. Even if the latter is strong, sometimes financial failure happens. When it does, many business owners are faced with the […]

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How to File Bankruptcy While Living Overseas

There are many reasons you might file bankruptcy, whether you’re living in the United States or abroad, but the process becomes more complicated internationally. There are different rules in place to qualify for Chapter 7 or 13 if you’re living off US soil, and especially if you don’t possess American assets. The decision-making process of […]

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Preparing for a Bankruptcy Consultation

Tips to Prepare for a Bankruptcy Consultation

Filing for bankruptcy can be a long, difficult process, but if you’re working with the right attorney, it can also be relatively painless. Starting with a bankruptcy consultation with a reliable, informed lawyer is a step in the right direction. Although the Internet offers a treasure trove of general information about bankruptcy, due to the […]

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What Is a 722 Redemption?

One of the worries that people have when they are filing for a Chapter 13 or Chapter 7 bankruptcy is losing their car. In fact, fear of losing their car is one of the biggest things that holds people back from filing for bankruptcy.

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Is Personal Bankruptcy a Matter of Public Record?

This is a surprisingly frequent question, and a big concern. Unless a legal proceeding is under a judicial seal, all legal filings are in fact matters of public record. However, most people outside the legal community do not know how to access bankruptcy records.

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If I File for Bankruptcy Can I Keep My Car?

Last year, about 800,000 people filed for bankruptcy in federal courts, says the National Bankruptcy Forum. If you’re in the same boat, it’s a smart policy to know as much as you can before you file for bankruptcy.

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