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St. Charles Bankruptcy Attorney

When some people think about bankruptcy, they immediately consider bankruptcy cases filed under Chapter 7 of the United States Bankruptcy Code. While it is true that most cases are Chapter 7, a significant number of cases are filed under Chapter 13 each year. Chapter 13 cases are handled quite differently than Chapter 7 cases, as …

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St Louis Bankruptcy Attorney

Many people who look into Chapter 7 bankruptcy as a way to eliminate their debts are immediately concerned that they will lose all of their assets if they file. This concern is understandable, due to the fact that filing for Chapter 7 involves the liquidation of all of a person’s nonexempt assets in order to …

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3 Things to Consider Before Filing for Bankruptcy

Financial problems can affect nearly every aspect of your life, and bankruptcy often provides a solution for people who are unable to keep up with their monthly bills. While filing for bankruptcy can certainly help many people, the decision to file should never be taken lightly and you should only proceed after careful consideration. Here are …

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St. Louis Bankruptcy Lawyer

What is Chapter 7 Bankruptcy? Chapter 7 bankruptcy is a legal process authorized by federal law that allows some people to eliminate their debts by liquidating (selling) their non-exempt assets. After the liquidation is complete, most, if not all, remaining debts are discharged, which means that people who file are under no legal obligation to pay …

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St Louis foreclosure activity in January 2016 was at the rate of 1 in every 1,533 households.  This foreclosure activity rate is down almost 16 percent from December and down over 25 percent (25.79%) from a year ago, according to the latest data from RealtyTrac[1].  Even with this recent downturn, there are still many foreclosure …

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When an individual has financial difficulties their monthly mortgage payment may be one of the bills that they are unable to pay.  A foreclosure[1] is the process by which an individual’s rights to a property are forfeited because of a failure to pay the mortgage. It is important to speak to an experienced St. Louis …

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Medical Debt & St Louis Bankruptcy Relief

Too many people believe that bankruptcy filers are all financially irresponsible individuals who are taking advantage of the system to “get out of debt free.” However, this is simply not the case as many Americans turn to bankruptcy because of events that are beyond their control. One type of event that leads to more personal …

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Bankruptcy & Tax Refunds

During tax season, many American households are looking forward to receiving their refund from the IRS1 in the mail or in their bank account. However, if you have filed for bankruptcy or are planning to file for bankruptcy in the near future, you may worry that your tax refund is in jeopardy. Whether or not …

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Chapter 7 To Keep Your Home

Many people who are having financial problems have gotten behind on their monthly bills, sometimes including their mortgage payment. When people get sufficiently behind on their mortgage payment, their lender has the option of foreclosing on their home, meaning that the bank will take possession of the house and sell it order to satisfy the …

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Means Test and Bankruptcy

Deciding to file for bankruptcy is a big decision and should always be made with the assistance and advice of a qualified St. Louis bankruptcy attorney. However, deciding to file is only the first step of the sometimes complex bankruptcy process. If you are considering bankruptcy, you should always have the guidance of an experienced …

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