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Do you need a bankruptcy attorney?

Are you thinking that you might need to file for bankruptcy but you can’t afford an attorney?  If so, I urge you to consider talking to one or more attorneys anyway.  This is because filing for bankruptcy without an attorney can be hazardous – there are services out there that will take advantage of you by […]

When a bankruptcy filing does NOT stop collection actions

Your bankruptcy filing can stop all your creditors’ collection actions against you. Or can it?
Isn’t a bankruptcy filing supposed to stop all your creditors’ collection efforts against you and your property? Yes, and in fact in many cases a bankruptcy filing does exactly that. Stopping collection efforts is a benefit of […]

How the Dodgers’ Bankruptcy Altered a Divorce Settlement

The Los Angeles Dodgers baseball team filed for bankruptcy under Chapter 11. The filing provides a good opportunity to take a look at the often complex intersection of bankruptcy law and divorce law.
The Dodgers’ owner, Frank McCourt, has been going through a divorce for the past couple of years. One of the issues […]

Using credit reports in bankruptcy

If you are considering a bankruptcy filing but you are concerned because you don’t remember which credit card companies you owe and/or exactly how much you owe them all, what do you do?
First, don’t worry. Remember – most, if not all, of your debts are on file somewhere – in your consumer credit reports. […]

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