Bankruptcy

Steps to rebuilding your life after Chapter 7

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Bankruptcy Chapter 7

Recently on our legal forum a user wrote, “I always prided myself on paying my bills on time, living with very little credit, and following a strict budget. I was married for 10 years. During that time my husband spent every last dime we had and made numerous financial mistakes. He recently left me for […]

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Bankruptcy Information

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So what type of bankruptcy can you file? Bankruptcy laws have made it more difficult for some debtors to simply discharge debt by filing Bankruptcy, but some debtors may still have this option if they meet certain criteria (a median income below the state’s median income level or by passing a means test). Bankruptcy is […]

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New Bankruptcy Laws

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New Bankruptcy Laws

How do the New Bankruptcy Laws Affect You in California? Californians were amongst the first to really feel the pain of the “Great Recession”. In 2008, California lost more jobs than any other state. In 2009, California job loss continued to be high, and still shows no signs of truly slowing down. When even the […]

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Rebuilding Your Credit From Bankruptcy

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Rebuilding Your Credit From Bankruptcy

How to Rebuild your Credit after a Bankruptcy Often times, by the time average Californians start looking for a California bankruptcy attorney to help them file for bankruptcy, their credit is already quite damaged. That’s the bad news. The good news is, with a good California bankruptcy attorney, your credit can’t get much worse when you file for […]