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Noah Bader

I’m Thinking about Filing for Bankruptcy, but Can I Afford an Attorney?

In some cases, people come to the conclusion that bankruptcy is their last resort in order to regain financial control. While there are filing fees and credit counseling fees that are required, many wonder how they can pay for a…more

Consumer Bankruptcy

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Jeff Field

Social Security Income and its Impact on Filing for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Protection

Many social security income (SSI) recipients question whether or not their monthly SSI will keep them from being able to file for Ch. 7 bankruptcy. The answer, as with most bankruptcy filings, will depend on each specific case…more

Chapter 7, Consumer Bankruptcy, Social Security, Social Security Benefits

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Win Mims

Exempting An Annuity In A Chapter 7 Case (Silliman v. Cassell)

A previous blog published in August 2013 re-visited the important role of exemptions in a Chapter 7 case of shielding certain property from the trustee and creditors so that the property (in this case, the stream of income from…more

Annuities, Chapter 7, Consumer Bankruptcy, Exemptions

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Matthew T. Nash

Oh No! I Forgot To List That Debt In My Chapter 7 Case; Is It Still Discharged?

Many people who seek and eventually file bankruptcy often have thought about filing long before they actually go through with it. Debts and creditor calls continue to pile on and they realize they have no other options…more

Chapter 7, Consumer Bankruptcy, Debt, Dischargeable Debts

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