Chapter 11 Bankruptcy: Does It Cancel Debt?

Chapter 11 Bankruptcy: Does It Cancel Debt?

Debts are piling up. Employees are stressed. The business just doesn’t seem to be working. You have a plan to fix things and become profitable again — but you can’t seem to catch a break to implement it. You’re not alone. In 2022 alone, nearly 5,000 businesses across the United States filed for...

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What does Bankruptcy Fresh Start Mean?

What does Bankruptcy Fresh Start Mean?

What does Bankruptcy Fresh Start Mean? According to the US Courts, over the last two years, roughly 413 thousand people filed for bankruptcy. Of those cases, nearly 310,000 filed for Chapter 7. This bankruptcy filing is commonly referred to as creating a “Fresh Start.” A fresh start post filing...

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Actionable Steps When Dealing With Debt

Actionable Steps When Dealing With Debt

According to Ramsey Solutions, just over 55 million households  are carrying a balance on their credit cards. Luckily for you, you are not alone. Unfortunately, society has placed this idea that things are more important than financial freedom. It certainly is okay to spend money as long as your...

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Tips for Financial Success After Your Bankruptcy

Regain Your Footing with Our Harrisburg & York Bankruptcy Lawyers The decisions you make after your bankruptcy are very important to your financial future. After completing your bankruptcy, it is important to rebuild your credit so you can qualify for favorable terms on car loans and mortgages...

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Debunking Common Bankruptcy Myths

Debunking Common Bankruptcy Myths

The recent financial crisis has helped shed light on some of the myths regarding bankruptcy, but nearly all of the commonly believed untruths about bankruptcy are still around in some form. Sadly, most of these myths are negative and discourage people from considering bankruptcy even when it’s the...

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Can Bankruptcy Stop Creditor Harassment?

Understanding the Power of Filing for Bankruptcy When you are drowning in debt, your problems can quickly compound if debt collectors and collection agencies begin to hound you for repayment. The reality is no one wants to be in debt, and if you could repay now, you would, but collectors will...

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Can I Discharge Income Tax Debt Through Bankruptcy?

Can I Discharge Income Tax Debt Through Bankruptcy?

Filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy or Chapter 13 bankruptcy helps many individuals get on top of insurmountable debts. In addition to enjoying benefits like the automatic stay, which freezes collection actions, filers are typically permitted to discharge unsecured debts following the successful...

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Will My Children Be Responsible for My Debt When I Die?

Thinking about death and what will happen to your loved ones after you are gone can be an uncomfortable endeavor, but proactive thinking is necessary to protecting your family from unintended consequences. You owe your family a plan when considering what will become of not only your property but...

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What Debts Are Not Discharged in Bankruptcy?

Although bankruptcy is often the best possible option, it isn’t right for everyone. Depending on your situation, this strategy might trigger certain consequences, such as lowering your credit score, forcing you to part with higher-value property, or downsizing your business. Sometimes, it might...

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How Long Can I Keep My Car After Filing Chapter 7?

You might have heard that bankruptcy can wipe out tens of thousands of dollars of debt. You might have also heard that bankruptcy will strip you of everything you own—including the essential property you use every day, such as your car. The first statement is true. Depending on your circumstances...

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Can Bankruptcy Lower My Mortgage Payments?

Did you know that Americans owe more in mortgage debt than any other type of debt? Last year, total U.S. mortgage debt reached a new record of nearly $9.5 trillion. Becoming a homeowner is undoubtedly a part of the American dream, but millions of people struggle to accomplish this goal or maintain...

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