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Liens in Bankruptcy Cases Do They Survive?

Many debtors would like to know the answer to this question. Does a bankruptcy case automatically remove liens against property? The short answer is no. Other than the automatic stay, there is really .
(June 17, 2008)
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Bankruptcy Stopping Foreclosures, Repossessions and ..

Once a bankruptcy petition is filed, an “automatic stay" against all creditors goes into effect, regardless of whether the creditor has knowledge of the bankruptcy filing. By law, creditors ..
(June 18, 2008)
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Foreclosure Prevention and Cure

I often receive questions regarding the effect of a foreclosure on a credit report. From which I usually reply, are you intending on keeping your home? If so, then the effect of a foreclosure filing ..
(June 18, 2008)
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 | Real-Estate/Foreclosures | Visitors: 223

Chapter 13 Repaying Secured Debts Over Time

Chapter 13 is an option for one wishing to keep property and repay debt. This can be accomplished by filing a plan through the U. S. Bankruptcy Clerk. A trustee is assigned to the case to make sure ..
(June 18, 2008)
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Credit After Bankruptcy Reaffirmation is a Great Start

One of the biggest concerns that people have about filing bankruptcy is the preoccupation with future credit. Will they be able to get credit? What will the interest rate be if they get credit? How ..
(June 18, 2008)
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Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Court Date Who, What, When and Where

Upon first arriving for their 341 meetings of creditors, debtors usually are looking for some guidance. Depending on the location a debtor will either be required to check in (such is the case in ..
(June 18, 2008)
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Dental Insurance Coverage 5 Things You Must Know

You need to know you as much about your actual coverage as possible. You see Blue/Cross, Aetna and all the others sell a huge variety of coverages. So it is not enough to know you have, say a Cigna ..
(June 18, 2008)
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Bankruptcy Timeframe From Start to Finish

Chapter 7 bankruptcy is a process whereby a debtor eliminates the majority of unsecured debt by filing a petition and appearing at a meeting of creditors. The entire process takes approximately 120 ..
(June 18, 2008)
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Dental Report What Every Person Considering Cosmetic Dental ..

EVERY dental or medical treatment has potential drawbacks. Cosmetic dentistry is no different. The problem is there are few dentists who actively discuss with patients considering these extensive and .
(June 18, 2008)
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Maintenance and Support Awards in Divorce How Are They Changed?

Maintenance awards pursuant to divorce cases may be modified upon a showing of a substantial change in circumstances. The court will have to consider whether a substantial and material change in ..
(June 19, 2008)
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Child Support Increasing Or Decreasing the Amount

A court is only justified in increasing child support upon a showing that the needs of the children and the earnings of the supporting parent have increased since the judgment granting child support ..
(June 19, 2008)
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Bankruptcy What Are the Types of Bankruptcy Cases?

The current bankruptcy law, enacted in 1978, is known as the Bankruptcy Code. The Code was amended in 2005, however, the 2005 amendments do not apply to cases filed before or pending on the ..
(June 19, 2008)
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Chapter 7 Bankruptcy What is Chapter 7?

Chapter 7 is liquidation bankruptcy although not very often is anything actually liquidated. Generally, chapter 7 is available to individuals and businesses. A voluntary chapter 7 proceeding is ..
(June 19, 2008)
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Bankruptcy Exemptions - How Do They Work?

Exemptions apply only to individual debtors and are part of the fresh start granted to individuals, who cannot simply cease operating the way a failed business can. Exemptions enable the debtor to ..
(June 20, 2008)
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Know Your Credit Score Getting a Credit Report From TransUnion

TransUnion is one the three main credit reporting agencies. They are one of the three large credit reporting agencies, Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion that usually affect whether or not the ..
(June 20, 2008)
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High Interest Rates Which Debt Should You Pay First?

Every month millions of Americans get their bills. The incredible weight that interest rate has on our paychecks is impossible to ignore, whether it is coming from credit cards, house mortgages, car ..
(June 20, 2008)
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Glitches on Your Credit How to Fix it Right

In today's world, having a bad credit report may be detrimental. Even though in most cases consumers have brought this upon themselves, in some cases the bad credit report may be caused by a glitch ..
(June 20, 2008)
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Obtaining Your Credit Score From Equifax

Everybody should be checking their credit report at least once a year. Identity theft, mistakes made by credit reporting agencies, and mistakes made by creditors are just some of the reasons that ..
(June 20, 2008)
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Perfect Credit Let the Journey Begin

With the economy taking a back step, it is becoming more difficult to find loans. This is the time to take precautionary and careful steps to make sure that you will appear to be the perfect-borrower .
(June 20, 2008)
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Rebuilding Credit After Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy provides debtors with a fresh start, a second chance at managing their finances. However, it comes with a price. Bankruptcy deteriorates debtor's credit report and makes it difficult to ..
(June 20, 2008)
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Credit Cards Finding the Best Deals

Shopping for the proper credit card should be similar to shopping for a house. Don't just read reviews or rankings for the best credit card what is the best credit card for one is not the best credit .
(June 20, 2008)
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Renting an Apartment After Bankruptcy

Ch 7 Bankruptcy may be an obvious choice for debtors that have all of their assets exempt and the value of their house well under the mortgage balance. Ch7 would allow the debtor to get rid of the ..
(June 20, 2008)
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Bankruptcy Abuse What Constitutes Abuse?

Having a lot of unsecured debt might be one of the reasons that a debtor chooses to file for chapter 7 bankruptcy. The debtor can get discharged from all of his unsecured debts by filing for chapter ..
(June 20, 2008)
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Student Loans What You Need to Know

Private student loans are becoming more popular amount college students. In the late nineties the private lenders made about 5% of the student loan market. Today the private lenders have about 20% of .
(June 23, 2008)
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Bankruptcy Terms Explained

Property of the Estate "Property of the estate" describes the assets that, in any particular bankruptcy proceeding, are to be used to satisfy pre-filing or pre-confirmation debts and the costs of the .
(June 23, 2008)
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