Articles About Bankruptcy

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Articles About Bankruptcy 2018-04-24T01:14:40+00:00

Articles About Bankruptcy

News & Information About Bankruptcy in Tacoma, Seattle, Vancouver, Portland & Salem

What is an Automatic Stay and How It Can Benefit You

An Automatic Stay is when you file a bankruptcy case creating one of the most powerful tools in bankruptcy—the “automatic stay.” This protective order automatically goes into effect the instant Northwest Debt Relief Law Firm files your case at the bankruptcy court and “stays”—which means stops—all collection activity against [...]

Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Tools for Your Home Mortgage

Chapter 13 Bankruptcy tools gives you options to help you manage your home mortgage. Chapter 13 involves a flexible payment plan that’s especially helpful with debts you can’t write off, or “discharge.” It can be much better if you own income taxes, child or spousal support, or student loans, [...]

Does Bankruptcy Write Off Criminal Fines or Restitution?

Does Bankruptcy Write Off Criminal Fines or Restitution? Bankruptcy does not write off criminal fines or restitution. The “automatic stay,” which stops almost all other collection actions, does not stop any criminal court proceedings. There is a big division in the law is between criminal and civil matters. Criminal [...]

Who Needs Credit Counseling and Post-Bankruptcy Debtor Education?

Credit counseling and post-bankruptcy debtor education courses must be taken by every individual that files for Chapter 7 bankruptcy or Chapter 13 bankruptcy, with few exceptions.   PRE-BANKRUPTCY CREDIT COUNSELING The pre-bankruptcy credit counseling class includes information on credit counseling opportunities and provides assistance in performing a budget analysis. This [...]

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The Benefits of Bankruptcy
You always hear scary things about filing bankruptcy, but the truth is, most people with debt problems benefit from it. This book dispells the myths and tells you how bankruptcy can put you back on the road to financial success.
Written by Tom McAvity, Esq., bankruptcy lawyer


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