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Bankruptcy on Medical Bills

Medical Bills Can Be Included in Bankruptcy You can file bankruptcy on medical bills.  That’s right – put medical bills in bankruptcy.  While there is a common misconception that you cannot file bankruptcy on medical bills, it is simply not true. Medical Bills with the Hospital Fortunately, you can file medical bills in your bankruptcy even...
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File Bankruptcy With Your Tax Refund

Start 2018 Off Right – Use Your Tax Refund to File Bankruptcy Filing Bankruptcy with your tax refund may sound like a boring way to spend your refund.  People like to use their tax refund for big luxury purchases, expensive car repairs, home improvement – any expense that requires a quick influx of a couple...
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Limits on Garnishment

Limits on Garnishment If you are currently being garnished, the first you need to know is whether there is a limit on that garnishment.  Is the creditor taking too much?  Do they even have a right to garnish you at all?  What options do you have if you’ve been hit by a garnishment? Garnishment Defined...
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Where Do I File Bankruptcy?

Where Do I File Bankruptcy? Where you file bankruptcy is usually a relatively simple question to answer.  The bankruptcy code applies to every state and most territories across the nation.  Typically, it is just a matter of identifying the closest bankruptcy division and selecting an attorney. Federal Bankruptcy Structure Federal bankruptcy courts essentially mirror the...
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How to Stop Garnishment

How to Stop Garnishment If you have ever had to ask yourself “how do I stop garnishment” then you probably know that a garnishment can be one of the most devastating financial events a person can go through.  You work all week looking forward to your paycheck.  You have bills to pay, groceries to pick...
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How Do I File Bankruptcy?

How Do I File Bankruptcy? When the time comes when you suspect you might need to file bankruptcy, you should approach the situation carefully.  Bankruptcy law involves complex concepts that have evolved for hundreds, even thousands of years. Bankruptcy Research General Bankruptcy Information With the advent of the internet, you have an overwhelming amount of...
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Is Your Favorite Retailer Filing Business Bankruptcy?

Is your favorite store filing bankruptcy? Credit Suisse predicts another wave of retail store business bankruptcy filings this year.  In 2017, fifty separate retail giants filed bankruptcy due in large part to the emergence of Amazon and other online retailers.  Many investors anticipate 2018 will be even worse for typical brick-and-mortar retailers. 2017 Retail Store...
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File Bankruptcy With Your Tax Refund

Start 2018 Off Right – Use Your Tax Refund to File Bankruptcy Filing Bankruptcy with your tax refund may sound like a boring way to spend your refund.  People like to use their tax refund for big luxury purchases, expensive car repairs, home improvement – any expense that requires a quick influx of a couple...
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Multiple Bankruptcy Filings

Multiple Bankruptcy Filings A myth exists that states you can only file bankruptcy once in your life.  That is simply untrue and for good reason.  One may have multiple bankruptcy filings.  Bankruptcy is meant to allow the honest but unfortunate citizen a means of getting back on his or her feet.  This benefits the citizen,...
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History of Bankruptcy

History of Bankruptcy The History of Bankruptcy hearkens all the way back to Ancient Greece.  Actually, the word “bankruptcy” comes from the combination of the Ancient Latin words “bancus” (bench or table) and “ruptus” (broken).  It was commonplace for bankers to conduct business in the village square on a small bench.  If, for whatever reason,...
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