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How To Get A Mortgage After Bankruptcy?

Call: 888-297-6203 Getting a mortgage after bankruptcy is difficult. However, if you control your finances and improve your credit history, there are chances that you can get a home loan if you are selective about applying for it. Lawyers of Los Angeles law firm ( say, that it might be sooner than later. Affect of bankruptcy on your credit score Once you opt for bankruptcy, you should know that it stays on your credit report for 10 years; sometimes even longer if the loan was for more than $150,000. Your credit score is affected by this as well [...]


Pros And Cons Of Declaring Bankruptcy

Call: 888-297-6203 Filing bankruptcy can come with a bunch of pros and cons with it. It is essential to understand whether those pros and cons make sense to a particular filer. By carefully viewing and understanding the pros and cons, one can make a wiser decision about whether to opt for bankruptcy or not. Find more such bankruptcy-related facts on What are the advantages of filing for bankruptcy? The advantages of filing bankruptcy can be listed as follows- Instant relief from the debt retrieving procedures Often when you are lagging the payments, the lenders start to foreclose [...]


Nonconsensual Lenders And The Bankruptcy Court

Call: 888-297-6203 Bankruptcy can be filed with Chapter 11 or Chapter 13 or Chapter 7. If a business the options further narrow down to Chapter 11 or Chapter 7. In other words, Chapter 13 is something exclusive for the individuals. Chapter 7 deals with liberating debts in exchange for assets and Chapter 13/11 deals with a future payment plan that aims at fulfilling the majority of the debts in the period of 3-5 years. Most of all the assets of the business or an individual can be safeguarded under Chapter 11 or 13. To know more about each [...]


All You Need To Know About A Bankruptcy Trustee

Call: 888-297-6203 When you file for bankruptcy under chapter 7, the court appoints a bankruptcy trustee who oversees all the evaluation of the property as well as the distribution of the funds to the creditors after selling the assets. It is important to know that the trustee only acts under the discretion of the court and no final decision can be taken by them unless approved by the bankruptcy court. What are the responsibilities of a Trustee? The responsibilities of a trustee vary depending on the chapter of bankruptcy that you are filing under. For example, under chapter [...]


Chapter 13 Or Wage Earner Plan

Call: 888-297-6203 The wage-earner plan is a nickname given to Chapter 13 bankruptcy. The reason to give this name to the chapter 13 bankruptcy is due to the characteristics of the bankruptcy chapter. Unlike Chapter 7, Chapter 13 focuses on clearing as much as debt possible using a reliable source of income through the next 3-5 years. The tenure depends on the debt and the disposable income. There is a misconception that a wage-earner plan does not result in a discharge. However, there can be a discharge if the future disposable income isn’t sufficient to repay some of [...]


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. [...]


Bankruptcy: Things To Know

Call: 888-297-6203 Bankruptcy is a very popular topic today. Not favorable but not avoidable as well sometimes. There could be multiple views about bankruptcy as a means of escaping debt, misusing it to discharge debts, etc., it sometimes is a big-time savior for many poor people. Here are a few important things to know about bankruptcy- Bankruptcy has big long-term impacts that can range up to 10 years hence, it is essential to thoroughly evaluate all alternate options before opting for bankruptcy. If you need help in evaluating bankruptcy and its alternatives do not hesitate to dial 888-297-6203 [...]


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 [...]


Credit Card Suits And Bankruptcy

Call: 888-297-6203 A credit card company might file a lawsuit against its customer to obtain a lien against any of the assets to recoup its dues. This lawsuit usually can only be prevented by filing for bankruptcy under chapter 7 or chapter 13. Credit card companies want to recover their investment by all means and filing a lawsuit to recover is one of them. Apart from obtaining a lien on the asset that makes it difficult for the debtor to sell or preserve the asset during the bankruptcy process or otherwise, the suit can have a significant impact [...]


Impact Of Bankruptcy On Credit Score

Call: 888-297-6203 Bankruptcy can have several impacts some good some not so great. The good can be relief from the pestering lenders for recouping their investment, some discharge, some new starts on a clean slate, and what not. However, the biggest drawback in bankruptcy is with respect to the credit score. A credit score is hurt significantly during bankruptcy. The impact can depend on chapter 7 or chapter 13 and the net discharged amount. The higher the amount discharged, the bigger damage it leads to the credit score. To know more about the flaws and advantages of bankruptcy [...]

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