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Which is the Largest American City to File for Bankruptcy?

Call: 888-297-6203 Stockton in California has earned the dubious distinction of becoming the largest city in America to enter bankruptcy. The cause of this misfortune was the housing bubble burst. Stockton is home to nearly 300,000 residents who had borrowed a huge amount of money in the early 2000s since they were expecting huge returns from property tax revenues and long-term developers’ fees. However, all of this was lost because of extensive foreclosure across the city in the mid-2000s. This resulted in a 70% decrease in the tax base of the city. Los Angeles based bankruptcy law firm [...]


Can Bankruptcy Be Removed from Your Credit Report?

Call: 888-297-6203 People having trouble in managing finances often resort to bankruptcy. It is the last solution to deal with excessive debt which is quite difficult to pay back. Despite getting rid of a huge amount of debt, bankruptcy can have a negative effect on your credit rating. People find it difficult to get a loan, credit card, and even job once they have filed for bankruptcy. According to Dallas based bankruptcy law firm Recovery Law Group lawyers, bankruptcy remains on your credit report for a period of seven to ten years (from the date of filing) depending [...]


What is No-Asset Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

While the Chapter 7 is known as the bankruptcy code which sets off debt from the liquidation of assets, it can be surprising to learn about No-Asset Chapter 7 bankruptcy. It could be even more surprising to note that most of the Chapter 7 bankruptcy California cases are No-Asset cases. The no-asset case is a scenario where, the filer does not give in any asset or cash to the bankruptcy trustee for liquidation. The filer instead keeps possession of all the assets, he/she owns. The lenders or creditors will not expect any proceeds or debt settlement, as there [...]


How does a credit report react to Chapter 7?

Bankruptcy can have several benefits, like wiping off your debt, giving you a fresh start, helping you with all the financial mess, offering some breather to recollect your finances, etc. However, it does impact your credit score, which is interlinked to your loan taking ability in the future. In fact, as per some of the latest reports, it might take over 10 years of worthy credit trust to repair the damage caused by filing for bankruptcy once. To know more such facts and to keep up yourself with the most current bankruptcy related aspects, log on to. What [...]


Which Debts Survive Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

People often opt for bankruptcy to get control over the spiraling debts they have accumulated over a period. While in case of Chapter 7, your non-exempt property is liquidated to pay off your creditors and any remaining unsecured debts are discharged; Chapter 13 helps you to reorganize your debts and make payments towards them over a period of 3 to 5-years’ time. Your unsecured nonpriority debts are paid off through the repayment plan and any subsequent debts are discharged at the end of the period. Los Angeles based bankruptcy law firm Recovery Law Group, lawyers inform that there [...]


Real Property and Bankruptcy

Filing of bankruptcy requires the filer to list the real properties he/she owns or possesses. This is done to assess the seriousness of bankruptcy and various other financial aspects to resolve the issue in the best possible manner. The ownership or interest has to be disclosed in legal language which can often be tough. To learn more about world-class attorneys and some interesting bankruptcy and related topics, do check out Recovery Law Group. Owning, possessing, having an interest, etc., are different terms associated with property ownership. There can be different ways of holding a property. The most common [...]


Mortgage Foreclosure in California

It takes significant effort and hard work to be able to afford a home mortgage in California. The news across Roseville which is about loan foreclosing is very saddening. The thought of losing home can be worrying for anyone. Residents despite several efforts are not being able to safeguard their home due to mortgage foreclosure in Roseville, California. To know more about mortgage, secured/unsecured loans and other important financial aspects, log on to Recovery Law Group for complete a to z knowledge. Types of home mortgage and lien Even millionaires and billionaires have a mortgage for their homes [...]


Motor vehicle exemption act and bankruptcy

Cars, trucks, automobiles, etc., attract a lot of tension during bankruptcy. Travelling can be an expensive and painful affair without a car in most cities in the United States. No individual wants to let go of his/her car for whatever reason there might be. Bankruptcy can be one of the situations that would require a compromise as an automobile loan is considered as a secured loan and is released in very rare circumstances. It is much easier to protect your automobile assets if you are filing for bankruptcy via Chapter 13 versus Chapter 7. The key distinction between [...]


Know More about California Bankruptcy Exemptions

Bankruptcy filers can make use of federal and state exemptions to protect their assets. However, choosing between them is confusing. Some states like California do not allow citizens to choose federal exemption but offer two different sets of exemptions to protect your property during bankruptcy, say Lawyers of Los Angeles based bankruptcy law firm Recovery Law Group. To know more about California’s bankruptcy exemptions, call 888-297-6023. Bankruptcy exemptions in California Amongst the two sets of exemptions provided by the state of California, System 1 is preferred by debtors with substantial home equity, while System 2 is preferred by [...]


How to protect important assets during bankruptcy?

Bankruptcy is an unfortunate financial condition and safeguarding or holding on to some near and dear assets can be a very difficult task. Chapter 7 bankruptcy code especially is not very suitable for people who want to hold on to their assets. However, with the help of exemptions, certain ordinary and modest assets can be protected and prevented from the liquidation process. These may include clothing, home, car, household stuff, tools used in the business/profession, etc. To learn more about bankruptcy codes, log on to Recovery Law Group now. The exemptions can help in protecting the assets which you [...]

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