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Types of Bankruptcy

Types of Bankruptcy

Car loans, mortgages, student loans, as well as other loans and expenses that you have, may make it difficult to afford necessities for a decent quality of life. Bankruptcy can be a frightening concept, but knowing what options are out there can help bring peace of mind and long-term financial success. There are many different types …

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Georgia Bankruptcy Exemptions

The biggest concern Georgia debtors have when they decide to file bankruptcy is the uncertainty regarding their assets. Every state has different bankruptcy exemptions and Georgia is no exception. Georgia bankruptcy exemptions can make a big difference between keeping a beloved asset and having to possibly surrender it to the bankruptcy court. These exemptions don’t …

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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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