Filing for Bankruptcy has become more difficult in recent years, with the new bankruptcy laws put into place in 2005. Here you can find tips and advice on whether or not filing for bankruptcy will help in your particular situation, how to find the right bankruptcy lawyer in your area, and how to go about filing for bankruptcy.  The laws have changed in last few years that make filing for bankruptcy even more complicated, but you'll be able to find all the information you need to go about researching and filing for bankruptcy so that you can keep most of your assets and get out of debt.

Filing for Bankruptcy

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Bankruptcy: What Is Property?

Learn about the various types of property and assets that should be disclosed in your bankruptcy petition.

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What to Do if Your Underwater or Upside-Down on Your Mortgage

At the end of this housing mess in late 2011, some analysts put the number of underwater (aka upside-down, negative equity) mortgages in this countr...

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Bankruptcy Timeline

The Law Offices of Rich Reister (www.reisterlaw.com) is a Debt Relief Law Firm, and personal bankruptcy cases have been the main focus of

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The Basics of a Bankruptcy Case

With the recent trend of American economics, albeit debated, leaning towards recession, many more individuals and businesses face the prospect of decl...

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Pros and Cons of Bankruptcy

Filing for bankruptcy is one of the hardest decisions a person will ever have to make but more and more financially strapped people are choosing to ...

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How to File for Bankruptcy

Want to learn a How to File for Bankruptcy? The US Courts provide interesting videos on Bankruptcy and how it works.

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I Filed Now What?

Following the filing of the Chapter 7 petition, debtors must now initiate the 341 Meeting of Creditors.  At the meeting, debtors and their bankruptc...

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What to consider before filing a bankruptcy

There are many things an individual should consider before filing for bankruptcy.  One very important concern should be what chapter of bankruptcy ...

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Declare Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy can be the lifeline an individual, couple or business needs to get a fresh start and apply the life lessons that lead to financial hardsh...

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Bankruptcy Myths

There are many myths about bankruptcy.  Many are perpetrated by the media but most come from the "stigma" that allegedly attaches to bankruptcy fi...

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The Bankruptcy Petition

A bankruptcy is a way in which a person or business who is unable to pay their debt off can either be cleared of most debts completely – or work o...

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Choosing a Bankruptcy Lawyer

Though the thought of filing for bankruptcy may be one fraught with fear and nervousness, having an experienced professional to guide you through th...

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Bankruptcy Trustees

If you file for bankruptcy, you can count on hearing the word “trustee” quite frequently. Both the “bankruptcy trustee” and the “U.S. trus...

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Life After Bankruptcy

When deciding whether filing for bankruptcy is the right thing to do, foremost in the debtor’s mind is usually what life will be like after the b...

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Chapters of Bankruptcy

While the phrase "filing for bankruptcy" is often used as blanket term for individuals and businesses, the fact is that there are several different t...

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False Stigma of Filing Bankruptcy

Nearly every time I conduct an initial consultation, the client asks if they are a bad person for considering a bankruptcy.  The answer of course is ...

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Filing Bankruptcy

Filing bankruptcy papers, is something that should handled by an experienced and capable bankruptcy attorney.  The process is tricky and intricate a...

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What Are The Different Types Of Bankruptcy - Video

Want to learn about the different types of bankruptcy? The US Courts provide an informative video on the different chapters in Bankruptcy and howto se...

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Bankruptcy Videos

These short videos are provided by the US Bankruptcy Court to help you understand what bankruptcy is and how the process works. Feel free to watch the...

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Bankruptcy Questions

For individuals facing bankruptcy questions, the financial stress and pressures from a potential bankruptcy proceeding is undoubtedly immense.  Not k...

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Procedures after filing a bankruptcy

Filing for bankruptcy is decision that is made after much deliberation and assessment of personal finance and debt obligations.  It is not a decisio...

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Bankruptcy Forms

Any debtor filing for bankruptcy must file the official bankruptcy forms supplied by the Administrative Office of the U.S.

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Bankruptcy Information

The process and procedural forms necessary for filing bankruptcy can seem like an overwhelming mountain of paperwork and bureaucratic procedures to ...

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Bankruptcy Law: Codes and Procedures

The United States Constitution authorized Congress to enact Bankruptcy laws.  Congress enacted the "Bankruptcy Code" to help financially crippled A...

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