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  • Converting a case from Chapter 13 to Chapter 7
    Converting a case from Chapter 13 to Chapter 7

    In some cases, it will make sense to consider converting a Chapter 13 case to a Case under Chapter 7. The first question that needs to be answered is whether you are eligible to proceed under Chapter ...

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  • What Happens to My Credit Score after I file a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Case
    What Happens to My Credit Score after I file a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Case

    A common myth concerning the bankruptcy process is that it will ruin your credit forever. This is simply not the case. Consumer credit reports follow an algorithm that is constantly changing. An ...

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  • How Can I Pay May Legal Fees If They Are Due Before My Chapter 7 Case is Filed ?
    How Can I Pay May Legal Fees If They Are Due Before My Chapter 7 Case is Filed ?

    Payment Plan Whenever a client is determined to be eligible to file a Chapter 7 bankruptcy case, the issue of legal fees must be discussed. The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that the ...

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  • Can I Keep My Car in a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Case When There is a Lien on It?
    Can I Keep My Car in a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Case When There is a Lien on It?

    The attorney who handles your case should verify that the lien on your vehicle was properly recorded under the applicable state law, so that it is a valid publicly noticed lien. This is usually not a ...

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  • Do I Need to File a Bankruptcy Case
    Do I Need to File a Bankruptcy Case

    The answer to this question is not always an easy one. Making the decision as to whether or not to file a bankruptcy case should be made after careful consideration of the unique facts and ...

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  • What is Redemption in Ch 7?
    What is Redemption in Ch 7?

    When an individual person files a Chapter 7 bankruptcy case, they may have an opportunity to pay an auto lender, or a lender who took household goods as collateral, less than what is owed under the ...

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