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May 22, 2017

Student Loan Certification Discharge: Ability to Benefit

If your school falsely certified your eligibility for federal aid, you may be able to discharge your student loan via the federal student loan false certification cancellation process. One category of false certification is Ability to Benefit (ATB). We will discuss the other categories in future blogs, so please check back.

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May 17, 2017

What Should You Expect From Your Bankruptcy Lawyer?

If you are considering filing a personal bankruptcy case, selecting the "right" attorney to represent you is one of the most important decisions you can make. What should you expect from your bankruptcy attorney at your initial consultation?

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May 15, 2017

How Much Debt Do I Need to File Bankruptcy?

Are you wondering if you have enought debt to file a personal bankruptcy? If so, the good news is that that the law does not set a minimum amount of debt you must have in order to file bankruptcy. However, since every financial situation is unique, we help each of our clients decide whether or not to file a Chapter 7, 11, or 13 bankruptcy on a case-by-case basis.

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May 10, 2017

Bankruptcy for the Self-Employed

It is common for self-employed individuals to be intimidated by the thought of filing bankruptcy. While such cases may be a little more complex, an experienced bankruptcy attorney can walk a self-employed individual through the process step by step.

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May 8, 2017

Can I Remove Bankruptcy from my Credit Report?

If you are feeling the pressure of having too much debt, bankruptcy can provide a safe haven. As soon as your Chapter 7, 11 or 13 petiton is filed, the automatic stay goes into effect, and all collection activity must cease. Once your case is completed, the majority (if not all) of your debt will be eliminated.

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