Bank Levies and Bankruptcy

Bank Levies and Bankruptcy

What should I do if I have a bank levy? Many of our clients come to us with bank levies on their accounts.  Part of their bankruptcy goal is to remove the levy so that they can access their accounts again.  This article will explore how bankruptcy can help remove a levy from your bank
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Foreign (Offshore) Assets in Bankruptcy

Foreign (Offshore) Assets in Bankruptcy

Foreign Assets and Offshore Property Requirements for Bankruptcy In the past, we have received inquiries from our clients regarding what they have to do with their foreign assets in a bankruptcy.  Foreign assets, commonly known as offshore assets, are assets owned by a debtor that are located in a foreign country.  It can be a
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Divorce During a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

Divorce During a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

Divorce During a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy One of the leading causes for divorce in the United States is family finances.  Therefore, it is entirely plausible that married couples in the midst of a bankruptcy filing end up also filing for divorce.  In this article, we explore the legal impact that divorce can have during a
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Learn How a Debt Settlement Lawyer Can Help You

Learn How a Debt Settlement Lawyer Can Help You

A debt settlement lawyer can provide services to those who are drowning in debt can use but often don’t know about.  Many people don’t realize that they could be getting professional assistance to resolve some of their debt and credit problems. Debt settlement is a very complex process and there are lawyers who have specialized
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Why it is Important to Hire a Personal Injury Attorney Right Away

Why it is Important to Hire a Personal Injury Attorney Right Away

If you have been hurt in an accident, a personal injury attorney can help you to get the compensation you need to pay for medical bills and more.  There are many reasons why you may need to hire a lawyer, and the other party is at the top of the list.  If you were injured
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Filing a Dog Bite Lawsuit with the Help of a Personal Injury Lawyer

Filing a Dog Bite Lawsuit with the Help of a Personal Injury Lawyer

Among the more common cases seen by a personal injury lawyer are those involving someone who has been bitten by a dog.  Being bit by a dog is a traumatic experience, especially when the attack is unprovoked and unexpected. Most dog bites or attacks that end up in a personal injury claim usually happen on
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Should I file Bankruptcy with My Spouse?

Should I file Bankruptcy with My Spouse?

Does my spouse have to file bankruptcy with me? Oftentimes, clients will ask us whether it is necessary or wise to file bankruptcy together with their spouse if their spouse does not need bankruptcy.  The best way to answer this question is to understand some basic laws surrounding spousal bankruptcy in California. You and your
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Applying for a Credit Card After Bankruptcy

Applying for a Credit Card After Bankruptcy

How do I rebuild my credit after bankruptcy? One of the most effective ways to rebuild your credit after bankruptcy is to obtain a credit card, and to use it responsibly and correctly.  However, there are always questions as to whether you can qualify for a credit card after filing bankruptcy. Between 2005 and 2007,
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Who Can Find Out About My Bankruptcy?

Who Can Find Out About My Bankruptcy?

Will friends and family know if I file for bankruptcy? One of the biggest concerns for people who want to file bankruptcy is who can find out about their filing.  Bankruptcy filings, like most court records, are public information.  However, unless you are a prominent person (e.g. movie star, sports star, politician) or a major
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I can’t make my Chapter 13 plan payment

I can’t make my Chapter 13 plan payment

Modifying your Chapter 13 plan payment The Chapter 13 bankruptcy is a 3 to 5 year payment plan.  The first question many Chapter 13 clients ask is what will happen if they cannot afford their Chapter 13 plan payment down the road.  For example, what if they lose their job, or get furloughed, or unexpected
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