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Hardship Discharge in Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

In the years after a Chapter 13 Plan is confirmed, circumstances, such as job loss, disability and long term illness, may arise that conspire to keep a debtor from completing the Chapter 13 Plan. When such situations arise, the debtor may request that the court to grant a "hardship discharge.” rather than force the debtor [...]

2012-01-07T21:08:29+00:00

Understanding the New Bankruptcy Laws and Regulations

Although it is possible for you to steer your way through individual bankruptcy without legal help, it's not always the best idea. People considering declaring bankruptcy will be much better served by contacting a qualified and experienced bankruptcy attorney, who is trained in the new laws connected with federal bankruptcy. As times change and the [...]

2011-08-29T00:07:24+00:00

Understanding The Personal Bankruptcy Fundamentals

If you're having problems managing payments or expenses of any sort and are contemplating declaring bankruptcy, you will need to understand the basic principles of bankruptcy. When you study bankruptcy options and start to understand what bankruptcy is about, the data you gather can help you make your decision. Even though it's a good idea [...]

2011-08-22T17:45:43+00:00

Consider Federal Bankruptcy Regulations and Rules Before Filing

The process of bankruptcy provides you a second opportunity to straighten out your financial future. When thinking about filing for bankruptcy, remember that irrespective of where you live your filing will need to meet the federal bankruptcy rules and regulations since bankruptcy is addressed through the federal courts in the jurisdiction in which you live. [...]

2011-06-18T04:08:44+00:00

If You're Filing Bankruptcy in Oregon, It Is Advisable To Retain An Attorney

When you're thinking of filing for bankruptcy, it's actually a very big decision. In truth, you shouldn't move ahead into individual bankruptcy unless you've researched each and every option beforehand. If you are contemplating declaring bankruptcy, there are various things to consider. The first decision you should make is whether or not you file Chapter [...]

2011-05-26T01:32:11+00:00

Can I Eliminate My Tax Debt In a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

In both Oregon and Washington, you can get rid of any tax debt in a chapter 7 bankruptcy provided that all of the following conditions are fulfilled: 1. The tax debt is not owed due to wilfull evasion or fraud. If you filed a fraudulent tax return or otherwise willfully attempted to evade paying taxes, [...]

2010-07-25T17:25:14+00:00

Sued and My Bankruptcy Has Not Been Filed Yet

Once you file for bankruptcy protection, the bankruptcy laws bar creditors from taking any further attempts to collect from you. This means that even if you have been sued, the creditor cannot seek a judgment or make you participate in that lawsuit without getting permission from the bankruptcy court. If, on the other hand, you [...]

2010-07-16T13:54:47+00:00

Where do I file my Oregon Bankruptcy?

The District of Oregon Bankruptcy Court has two offices of the clerk. The specific location for filing bankruptcy petitions or other documents is determined by the county in which you reside. If you reside in Benton, Coos, Curry, Douglas, Jackson, Josephine, Klamath, Lake, Lane, Lincoln, Linn, Marion or Polk counties, your bankruptcy must be filed [...]

2010-07-13T02:17:02+00:00
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