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Being Unemployed and Filing Bankruptcy in Monterey Park

Unemployment In Monterey Park As Monterey Park bankruptcy attorneys, unemployed clients frequently request debt relief options. Thankfully, many options exist for unemployed debtors. The first thing you should do is to consult with a bankruptcy attorney in Monterey Park to go over your facts and circumstances. From there, the attorney can provide you with options…

201702.08
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Monterey Park Bankruptcy Lawyer: Chapter 13 Bankruptcy for Small Businesses

Monterey Park is known for its many local owned businesses. Unfortunately, the ability to personal businesses has become increasingly difficult in our Southern California economy.  This is especially true if you owe business and personal debts. This is why our Monterey Park bankruptcy lawyers often work with small business owners. Bankruptcy is a difficult decision made tougher…

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Get a Fresh Start to your New Year

Ring in the New Year with a Fresh Start Many people in have said good riddance to 2016 and welcomed in 2017 with a bang.  However, for many American’s winter is still here.  Debt is still lingering and 2017 did not bring a fresh start.  For those people, The Law Offices of Chen & Tran…

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Monterey Park

The Law Offices of Chen & Tran are extremely happy to announce the opening of our third office in Monterey Park.  We also have locations in Santa Ana and Riverside, CA to provide the best Bankruptcy and Personal Injury services.

201604.28
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American Idol Production Company Files for Bankruptcy

Core Media Group, the production company behind American Idol and So You Think You Can Dance, filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Thursday morning according to USA Today.  This coincides with American Idols’ series finale which aired on April 7, 2016. Debt to American Idol Creator Core Media is owned as a joint venture formed in…

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College Tuition and Bankruptcy

Can college tuition be deducted as an expense on the Means Test when filing for bankruptcy? In most cases, college tuition expenses are not a deductible expense for purposes of qualifying for bankruptcy.  However, there are limited exceptions when school tuition and/or expenses could be deducted. Means Test The Means Test is a test to…

201604.06
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Pacific Sunwear (PacSun): Fashion Retailer to File Bankruptcy?

Fast Fashion and Bankruptcy Earlier today Bloomberg and other news outlets reported that Orange County based fashion retailer, Pacific Sunwear (PacSun) is set to file Bankruptcy.  Although this is sure to make news in the consumer world, rumors have been swirling for some time in the fashion industry regarding PacSun’s potential bankruptcy filing.  It was…

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Charitable Contributions and Religious Donations in Bankruptcy

Can I deduct charitable contributions or religious tithing when calculating the means test or Chapter 13 plan payment? According to mashable.com the United States is one of the countries that topped the list of most charitable nations. In the U.S., 68% of the population donated to charity, while 79% helped strangers and 44% did volunteer…

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Contacting Your Bankruptcy Trustee Prior to your 341 Hearing

Contact Your Bankruptcy Trustee Only in Very Limited Circumstances The role of the bankruptcy trustee is to review your bankruptcy case and administer/liquidate your assets.  Think of them as the middle-man between you and your creditors.  When you file your bankruptcy case, you will be assigned an interim Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustee.  In most circumstances,…