201603.28
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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…

201512.11
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Bankruptcy Court Districts of California

Navigating the bankruptcy court system in California can be confusing and frustrating.  Usually, the first step to filing a bankruptcy is to know which courthouse to file in.  The United States federal bankruptcy court system exercises exclusive jurisdiction over all bankruptcy cases.  This means that you must find the proper federal bankruptcy court to file…

201512.02
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Help Filing for Bankruptcy

How Do I Get Help Filing for Bankruptcy? If you are interested in filing for bankruptcy, there are a number of options to choose from. Hiring a Lawyer or Attorney to File Bankruptcy First you can hire a lawyer or attorney to help you file your bankruptcy case.  Hiring an attorney will probably be the…

201511.18
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Servicemembers with Debt

Laws that Help Servicemembers Debt is a stressor that no one should have to deal with.  However, for military members the stressors of debt are not only unwanted but can also be extremely dangerous when dealing with it during deployment or mobilization.  Soldiers have enough worries such as their follow Soldiers and their families at…

201511.13
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Credit Unions: Effect of Filing Bankruptcy

How will bankruptcy effect my relationship with my credit union? Membership Many Credit Unions have different rules when dealing with people who file bankruptcy.  Credit Unions are different than banks.  Credit Unions are membership non-profit organizations.  You are a member of the organization and own a portion of the organization.  This is why credit unions…

201510.26
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What are the Attorneys’ Fees for Chapter 13 in Riverside

Attorney’s Fees for Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Chapter 13 fees will be higher than Chapter 7 because it is more complex.  The average attorneys’ fees for Chapter 13 will be different in each state but most bankruptcy courts will have guidelines and rules as to how much an attorney can charge.  Your bankruptcy attorney will be able to provide…

201510.26
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How Much Does Chapter 13 Cost in Orange County

Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Fees Chapter 13 is more complex than filing a Chapter 7 case.  Therefore, Chapter 13 fees will also be higher than Chapter 7.  Although fees will vary from state to state, most bankruptcy courts will have guidelines as to how much an attorney can charge.  Therefore, you can ask your bankruptcy attorney…

201510.23
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Do I Qualify for Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

Requirements to File Chapter 13 Bankruptcy To qualify for Chapter 13 you must be an individual person.  A corporation or partnership cannot file Chapter 13 bankruptcy.  You can be an employee, self-employed or operating a sole proprietorship to file a Chapter 13 so long as you meet certain requirements.  Currently, as of October 23, 2015…

201510.22
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Are My Traffic Tickets Dischargeable in Bankruptcy?

Are Government Fines Dischargeable in Bankruptcy Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Chapter 7 bankruptcy will relive Debtors of most unsecured non priority debts. This includes credit cards, unsecured personal loans, medical bills, and late service fees. One question that comes up many times is whether traffic tickets or government fines are dischargeable because they are not student…