Can I file for bankruptcy if I am the victim of fraud?

Can I file for bankruptcy if I am the victim of fraud?

There are numerous types of fraud that can occur. We have seen situations where another person uses your social security number to file taxes to obtain a tax refund or uses your personal information or to get a credit card in your name. Sometimes people don’t know...

What is bare legal title?

What is bare legal title?

This issue comes up frequently when the person who files for bankruptcy (otherwise known as the debtor) is on the title to a vehicle that someone else drives and makes the payments on. This happens oftentimes when a parent keeps the vehicle in titled in their name...

Are SBA Loans Dischargeable in Bankruptcy?

Are SBA Loans Dischargeable in Bankruptcy?

Many borrowers are surprised to learn that SBA loans are a dischargeable debt in a bankruptcy even though they are government backed loans unlike a lot of tax debt or federally backed student loans which are not. During the course of the pandemic many businesses took...

How Can I Keep a Credit Card

How Can I Keep a Credit Card

When you file for bankruptcy, you are required to list all your assets and creditors. You cannot pick and choose which creditors you want to continue to pay and which ones you want to discharge in your bankruptcy. If you have a zero balance at the time of filing your...

Can I Rent After Bankruptcy

Can I Rent After Bankruptcy

Many people ask whether they will be able to rent a home or apartment after filing for bankruptcy. The answer to that question is yes. It’s a common requirement to fill out an application with the property manager and have them run your credit history. Within a short...

What is a Bankruptcy Trustee?

What is a Bankruptcy Trustee?

When you file your case both a bankruptcy trustee and a judge are assigned to your case. Their roles are very different. The person with whom you’ll have your 341 hearing is actually the bankruptcy trustee not the judge. The trustee is usually either an attorney or a...

Will My Co-Signor Be Affected By My Bankruptcy?

Will My Co-Signor Be Affected By My Bankruptcy?

It is quite common for bankruptcy clients to have friends, family members, or significant others as co-signers due to their inability to obtain credit without co-signer. Our clients are oftentimes concerned about how their decision to file for bankruptcy might affect...

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