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Georgia Bankruptcy Exemptions

Georgia Bankruptcy Exemptions

The decision to file for bankruptcy in Georgia involves plenty of considerations. One of the biggest concerns among individuals and couples who feel bankruptcy is a possible solution to their debt problem is retaining some of their assets. For instance, does bankruptcy law allow them to keep their car? Their home? Their personal belongings? As …

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Discharging Taxes in Bankruptcy

As part of an ongoing trend, revenue-strapped Lawrenceville announced that it would seize income tax returns to satisfy delinquent accounts. Under the Tax Return Intercept Program, participating local governments essentially place a lien on certain tax returns. Taxpayers in these situations should receive a notice letter that gives them thirty days to successfully challenge the …

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Do You Have Too Much Money and Too Many Non-Exempt Assets to File Bankruptcy?

Contrary to popular myth, bankruptcy debtors do not automatically lose their non-exempt assets, even in Chapter 7 liquidations. The trustee (a court-appointed bureaucrat who oversees the case on behalf of the judge) is under no duty to perform such random seizures. Instead, the bankruptcy trustee must examine non-exempt assets and determine if it is worthwhile …

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