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How Do You Deal with Timeshares in Bankruptcy?

What Type of Property Right is a Timeshare Exactly? Time-sharing is an innovative form of property "ownership" borroweol from the computer industry. As the name implies, it is a method of creating multi- ple interests in a single piece of property…
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Can You Get Rid of Government Fines in Bankruptcy Cases?

Whether you can discharge a fine in bankruptcy will depend on why you were assessed the fine to begin with.  The general rule with respect to fines and court costs in criminal cases is that fines issued as punishment for the crime are…
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Small Business Bankruptcy Chapter 7 Cases

Several times a week I receive a call from a business owner to discuss the closing of their business and how to deal with the often large debt owed by the company and usually personally guaranteed by the business owner. When it comes to closing…
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Motion to Retain Funds: How to Retain Your Tax Refund or Insurance Settlement While in Bankruptcy

Motions to Retain are a very common motion filed in bankruptcy court. The typical reason that bankruptcy attorneys file these motions is because their client is due either a tax refund or an insurance settlement and need to retain a portion…
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The Means Test in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy: What is it?

Probably the most "mythical" part of bankruptcy, the means test was a creation of the new bankruptcy law update in 2005. Basically, it is a 6 month look back period of your income and allowable expenses. Luckily, there are many ways to approach…
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The Pros and Cons of Filing for Bankruptcy

Declaring bankruptcy is a big choice that can be extremely scary. But you might be surprised to learn that the cons of bankruptcy are often outweighed by the pros. Personal bankruptcy can give you the clean break you need from debt, so you…
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What Happens If You Wreck Your Car While You Are in a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Case?

Since most chapter 13 cases last for about 5 years, lots of things can happen. One of those "things" that can happen is that your car is involved in a car wreck and now the car you were paying for in the bankruptcy has been totaled. What happens?…