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Second Mortgage On My House To Pay Off My Credit Cards?

Taking a second mortgage out on your house to pay off credit card debt is a bad idea in most cases. In the event you need to file bankruptcy, credit card debt can be wiped out if necessary.  Even in a Chapter 13 plan where you are paying back all of your debt, the interest rate …

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Borrow Against My 401K To Pay Off My Credit Card Debt or Medical Debt?

Borrowing against your 401k is a terrible idea.  With Georgia Bankruptcy Exemptions, your 401k most likely will be 100 percent protected from your creditors. One of the most common mistakes I see people make is that they will borrow against their 401K to pay off credit card debt or medical debt.  Within a short period of time, they realize …

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Filing Bankruptcy After a Default Judgment in Georgia?

The answer to this question depends on your situation.  We can file a motion to avoid the judicial lien shortly after we file your case.  The main issue is how much property do you own?  I want to go over every single asset you own and make sure that they are protected by Georgia exemptions.  …

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Bankruptcy – What do I need to bring to my 341 Meeting of Creditors?

For both Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy, you should bring to your 341 Meeting of Creditors: 1.  your driver’s license: 2.  your social security card: 3.  Proof of your car insurance: 4.  Proof of your house insurance and: 5.  Proof of your post-petition mortgage payments. If you can’t find your social security card, bring …

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After Foreclosure in Georgia, When Will the Second Mortgage Holder Sue?

In Georgia, if you file Chapter 13 bankruptcy or Chapter 7 bankruptcy, the answer is never.  Creditors can’t sue you in a Chapter 13 and a second mortgage holder can be wiped out in a Chapter 7 and a Chapter 13 if you are surrendering the house.  In bankruptcy, the automatic stay protects you from …

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