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Consumer Bankruptcy in Portland Oregon

There are several chapters in the bankruptcy code. Chapters 7, 11, 12, and 13 are the most common. There’s also a Chapter 15, but this bankruptcy chapter mainly involves insolvency cases in foreign countries. Chapter 12 is particularly for family farmers and family fishermen to file for bankruptcy protection. Chapter 11, on the other [...]

2019-06-24T13:21:28+00:00

Is Bankruptcy Beneficial to Senior Citizens?

While bankruptcy often seems to be suggested as a way to stop harassment from collectors, if not totally eradicating one’s debts,  seniors and retirees should carefully consider their options thoroughly.  How much or how little property they have acquired may work against them.If the elderly have inherited or acquired substantial assets, they are at risk [...]

2019-05-24T11:26:48+00:00

What are the Top Causes of Bankruptcy?

A common misconception is that irresponsible people are the ones who usually file for bankruptcy. However, nothing could be farther from the truth. While it is true that bad budgeting or overspending may be attributed to being irresponsible, managing money is harder than ever thanks to inflation. Thus, a combination of bad budgeting and a [...]

2019-04-06T07:45:17+00:00

Which Type of Bankruptcy is Better for A Small Business Owner Like Me?

When you find your small business in the red, bankruptcy may be your best option. Restructuring your debts under Chapter 11 or Chapter 13 (with certain limitations) may be the saving grace to keep your company afloat. On the contrary, if you are planning to close down your business, a "straight" or "liquidation" bankruptcy may be [...]

2019-03-28T06:39:40+00:00

Can A Self-Employed Individual File For Bankruptcy?

Yes, you may file a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy as long as you can establish and prove your average income for the six months prior to filing your case.If you are self-employed or an independent contractor looking into filing Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy,  you need to verify your income. While it [...]

2019-03-19T06:49:12+00:00

What Can Bankruptcy Attorneys Do For Me?

If you are considering bankruptcy in Seattle, you must already be in a dire financial situation. As such, you probably think it is better if you file bankruptcy on your own to save on attorney’s fees. However, you may not be aware that it is a big and expensive mistake. The fact remains, working with [...]

2019-02-16T10:23:53+00:00

Chapter 13 Bankruptcy in Tacoma

Who gets paid first in a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy case in Tacoma? Most people who file for Chapter 13 bankruptcy in Tacoma are neck deep in debts because of credit card bills, medical expenses, and mortgages. If you are one of these people, it is best to know the basics about bankruptcy so that you [...]

2018-11-09T10:43:29+00:00

Chapter 13 Trustee in Seattle

Retiring Chapter 13 Trustee in Seattle After more than 19 years as the Chapter 13 Trustee in Seattle, Mike Fitzgerald will retire on September 30, 2918. The United States Trustee has announced the appointment of Jason Wilson-Aguilar as the Chapter 13 Standing Trustee for Seattle, effective October 1, 2018. After nearly two decades as the [...]

2018-10-01T21:08:46+00:00

Tacoma bankruptcy process

What is the Tacoma bankruptcy process In Tacoma, bankruptcy attorneys are frequently asked about the bankruptcy process and bankruptcy forms. What steps are involved in filing bankruptcy? How much does it cost to file bankruptcy? How long will the bankruptcy take? The answer is, it depends on your situation. The fastest way to get [...]

2018-09-11T21:34:32+00:00

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