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How Much Will You Have to Pay Back if You File Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

August 21, 2018

How Much Will You Have to Pay Back if You File Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

If you are considering bankruptcy then one of the first decisions you will make will be whether to file Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy. Put simply, Chapter 7 is a liquidation bankruptcy in which many debts are erased and property is sold.

Chapter 13, on the other hand, involves reorganizing your debt and paying it off for three to five years. This plan requires you to make a monthly payment toward certain debts, some of which may…


Are You Confused by the Bankruptcy Means Testing Process? We Can Help

August 9, 2018

Are You Confused by the Bankruptcy Means Testing Process? We Can Help

If you are considering filing bankruptcy in California then you may have to go through what is known as a means test. This process can be very confusing for a person who is not familiar with bankruptcy law. The good news is that for a free legal consultation.

What exactly is the means test?

It is a complicated calculation…


The 5 Criteria Required to Include Income Tax in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

July 20, 2018

The 5 Criteria Required to Include Income Tax in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

If you are considering filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy and you owe back income taxes then it is likely you will consider if your income tax debt can be included. The answer is more complicated than a simple yes or no. The best way to get an answer about your specific case is to contact a bankruptcy attorney for a free legal consultation. In the meantime, feel free to read on and get more information about the options.

Income taxes are generally…


If You Are a Veteran Considering Bankruptcy Then Read This First

July 10, 2018

If You Are a Veteran Considering Bankruptcy Then Read This First

In a perfect world, our military veterans would come home to well-paying jobs and would never have financial difficulties. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. Due to a variety of unique situations, it is more common than you may think for a military veteran to need to file bankruptcy. At we are proud to offer anyone in this situation a free legal consultation so they can first understand how their military service could impact their bankruptcy filing.

The two types of bankruptcy you should consider

Depending on…


Can You Guess What the 3 Most Commonly Asked Questions About Bankruptcy Are?

June 22, 2018

Can You Guess What the 3 Most Commonly Asked Questions About Bankruptcy Are?

Many people believe that they know quite a bit about bankruptcy and some are right. However, many are surprised to learn not only the three most frequently asked questions about bankruptcy, but their answers. Read on to learn more and then reach out to if you want a free bankruptcy consultation.

  1. Are there alternatives to bankruptcy?
  2. Yes. In fact, when you work with you can count on us going over all your non-bankruptcy options as well. For example, if your…


5 Reasons You Don’t Want to File Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Without an Attorney

June 12, 2018

5 Reasons You Don’t Want to File Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Without an Attorney

When a person files for bankruptcy and does not work with an attorney it is referred to as “pro se.” It is legal to do so but we highly recommend that you do not do it on your own. We are not offering this advice just because we are in this business but because it is nearly impossible for a layperson to file Chapter 7 bankruptcy and protect their own interests. Read on to learn five reasons this is true…


Is Bankruptcy an Option for an Unemployed Person in California?

May 14, 2018

When a person is already in a lot of debt and they lose their job, it can feel as though they’re drowning and there’s nothing that can be done. When people are in this position, they may wonder if bankruptcy is an option for them. The truth is that it may be an option to provide debt relief. If you’re in this position then you can read on for more info, then contact for a free bankruptcy consultation.

Is a job required to file bankruptcy?

The Bureau of Labor Statistics released its most recent unemployment numbers and found that about 4% of people are unemployed throughout the country, while California’s…


How Much Should You Expect to Pay to Creditors in a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

May 9, 2018

Put simply, Chapter 13 is a type of bankruptcy that requires those who file it to come up with a reorganization plan that will go on for anywhere between three and five years. Under this plan, the debtor comes up with monthly payments to make on their debts. Some of those debts must be paid off fully in order for the bankruptcy to eventually be discharged.

One of the most common questions we get at regarding Chapter 13 bankruptcy filings is how much they’d have to pay in total. The truth is that every plan is unique. That said, there are some principles that apply to most Chapter 13 cases….


Does California Bankruptcy Wipe Out Child Support?

April 18, 2018

Does California Bankruptcy Wipe Out Child Support?

If you file for bankruptcy in California, you could potentially wipe out a variety of debts or reorganize your debt into a payment plan you’ll be able to handle. That said, there are some types of debts that aren’t eligible to be discharged in a bankruptcy. One example is child support.

That said, filing for bankruptcy can help to reduce the difficulty of paying child support payments. If you’re stuck in a bad financial situation and don’t know what your options really are, then we urge you to contact for a free…


Learn the Pros and Cons of Debt Consolidation in California

April 9, 2018

Learn the Pros and Cons of Debt Consolidation in California

If you’re in a lot of debt then it’s likely you’ve considered your options. These may include both debt consolidation and bankruptcy. Debt consolidation is one option that involves getting all your debts – most especially those on which you’re paying high interest – and bringing them together so that you’re make just one monthly payment, ideally with a lower interest rate.

Many debtors find on the surface that this seems like the perfect option. However, there a number of issues to be aware of and consider before you make a…


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