Georgia Bankruptcy

Saving Your Home and the Georgia Bankruptcy Homestead Exemption

Some debtors in need of filing bankruptcy are hesitant to do so because of one reason: they don’t want to lose their home. This can lead to serious debt issues and stress they might have been able to avoid if they had instead asked a knowledgeable bankruptcy attorney what can happen to a person’s home …

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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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Can I Lose My Car in a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy? The Georgia Auto Exemption

Many debtors who want to file bankruptcy worry about the same issue: Can I lose my car in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy? Most debtors incorrectly assume that their vehicles are automatically safe in a bankruptcy. Unfortunately, that is not the case. All debtors should ensure that they take the proper precautions before filing and inquire …

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