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Should a Chapter 7 Debtor Sign a Reaffirmation Agreement?

March 14, 2014

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When you file a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, your secured creditors may ask you to sign a document called a reaffirmation agreement. A reaffirmation agreement is essentially a new contract which provides that the debtor agrees to pay all or a portion of the debt owed to the creditor, despite the bankruptcy filing. In other words, […]

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Your Social Security Benefits in a Wisconsin Bankruptcy

February 3, 2014

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If you receive Social Security benefits and you are considering filing a personal bankruptcy, you are likely concerned with how your benefits will be impacted. It is important to understand that you will not lose your social security benefits due to a bankruptcy filing, but your benefits can impact your Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 […]

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Reasons To File a Chapter 13 bankruptcy

January 15, 2014

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Many people are aware of the numerous benefits a Chapter 7 bankruptcy can offer, but few actually understand the advantages of a Chapter 13. In most cases, a Chapter 13 offers you more flexibility and the following benefits: ·         Consolidation of debts.  The Chapter 13 bankruptcy process focuses on reorganizing your debt. You create a […]

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Bankruptcy: What if you have an “anticipated inheritance?”

January 9, 2014

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There are numerous considerations that must be made before you file for bankruptcy protection. The more planning you put into your filing, the more likely you are to succeed. One factor to consider is whether you will be receiving an inheritance anytime soon. If so, you need to understand the dates that are important in […]

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