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Getting A Credit Card Post-Bankruptcy

Call: 888-297-6203 Once you go through bankruptcy, whether chapter 7 or chapter 13, you might realize that getting a credit card is extremely difficult. However, instead of being disheartened, get to know the alternatives, say lawyers of Dallas based law firm ( One of the best alternatives is to get a secured credit card, department store cards, or get credit cards with a consignor. Once you behave responsibly with these, the chances of getting a regular credit card improve drastically. However, before applying for one, it is important to think whether you need one or not? This is [...]


You Should Consider Filing For Bankruptcy If You Owe A Lot Of Money

Call: 888-297-6203 Before you decide on filing for bankruptcy due to your unmanageable debts, it is important that you meet with a Licensed Insolvency Trustee (LIT). They will help to evaluate your current financial situation as well as provide you with multiple alternatives that you can take to get rid of your debts.  What to do if you cannot find a Licensed Insolvency Trustee (LIT)? Under circumstances when you are unable to find a LIT, you can take the help of OSB’s Bankruptcy Assistance program provided- You have previously tried to get in touch with at least 2 [...]


How To Determine If Chapter 7 Is For You?

Call: 888-297-6203 Chapter 7 is an extremely popular bankruptcy chapter. Many individuals, close to 85% in a survey, expressed their interest to file bankruptcy under chapter 7. The ability to safeguard basic assets using exemptions and discharge maximum debts seems lucrative to all. However, many people have a lot of misconceptions about chapter 7, which is why close to 70% of people who filed for bankruptcy under chapter 7 were not very happy or satisfied with the outcome. Know more about chapter 7 bankruptcy alternatives at When is chapter 7 for you? Chapter 7 can just be [...]


All That You Need To Know About An Automatic Stay

Call: 888-297-6203 When an individual file for bankruptcy, an automatic stay is automatically put into effect. With the help of the stay, the debtor is no longer harassed by the creditors in terms of wage garnishment or collection calls. However, this is only temporary and can be pleaded by the creditors to be lifted as well. The function and working of an automatic stay An automatic stay is recognized under section 362 of the United States Bankruptcy Code. The filer does not need to apply for this separately. When they file for bankruptcy, it gets into effect automatically. [...]


Chapter 11 vs Chapter 13

Call: 888-297-6203 Chapter 11 and Chapter 13 are two very similar bankruptcy chapters. The major difference between the two chapters is that Chapter 13 is exclusively for individuals while Chapter 11 is open for businesses as well as individuals. Also, there is a ceiling for unsecured and secured debt in Chapter 13 which is absent in Chapter 11. Chapter 11 can also be regarded as an expedited Chapter 13 in many situations as the process of bankruptcy under Chapter 11 is usually very swift. The reason for this higher fees, private bankruptcy trustee, faster processing, etc. Chapter 11 [...]


What Is A Bankruptcy Court?

Call: 888-297-6203 A bankruptcy court is a federal court structure like any other court form that deals with bankruptcies. A bankruptcy court usually has very nominal or less filing fees and consists of attorneys that may represent the bankruptcy filer. The court facilitates individuals as well as businesses. It is not mandatory to hire an attorney especially when the debt amount is low, however, hiring an attorney helps in streamlining the process and ensuring there are no technical errors in filing procedures. Learn about bankruptcy and its intricacies at Characteristics of a bankruptcy court A bankruptcy court [...]


Are You Considering Bankruptcy?

Call: 888-297-6203 Debtors file for bankruptcy when they have excessive debt and want a fresh financial start, but whether filing is the best option for you, depends on many factors. Is bankruptcy the best choice? Bankruptcy filing impacts your credit report for a long time, so it's better if you try to solve your debts without filing for bankruptcy. Which chapter is better? Chapter 7 liquidation is best for those who can save their assets from liquidation by exemptions and have income low enough that they qualify for chapter 7 bankruptcy filing.  In contrast, chapter 13 bankruptcy, works [...]


How To Prepare For Your Bankruptcy?

Call: 888-297-6203 When an individual find themselves swimming in debt, it is then that they realize that bankruptcy is the only available option.  There is a list of do's and don'ts that you need to follow if you are planning to file for bankruptcy. 1) Don'ts If you think you might file for bankruptcy, never incur a new debt before filing. It might get difficult to discharge a debt that you might incur just before filing. Filing bankruptcy before a repossession or a foreclosure is a better option. Failing to do so might result in permanent loss of [...]


Can Taxes Owed To IRS Be Discharged In Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

Call: 888-297-6203 Bankruptcy filing is a tough but necessary decision, especially if you struggle with a huge debt. Loss of a job, sudden medical expenses, or a messy divorce can lead to an unexpected monetary crunch. If you are facing difficulty in managing finances and have creditors hounding you, seeking consultation from a bankruptcy attorney is advised. One of the major concerns is whether taxes owed to IRS can be discharged on bankruptcy filing? For this, you need to fulfill certain conditions. The 3-year rule: As per Bankruptcy Code 507(a)(8)(A)(i), taxes become due on April 15 of the [...]


What To Expect In Bankruptcy?

Call: 888-297-6203 1) Meeting an Attorney The most important step before filing bankruptcy is meeting with the right attorney who will help you with all of your problems and will give you the right choices. You can also contact Recovery Law Group from Los Angeles & Dallas, TX for the Same. Contact - (888-297-6203). 2) Deciding of the Chapter to file in Another important decision you need to make is deciding whether you need to file for chapter 7 or chapter 13. Both are good in their sense and have their advantages and disadvantages. Chapter 13 will give [...]

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