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Preparing To Negotiate With Creditors

June 6th, 2014|

If you are struggling with overwhelming debt, you may be confused about which debt relief options are available to you. If so, speaking with an attorney experienced in matters of debt relief may be a good idea. While it is [...]

Medical Debt Is The New American ‘Normal’

May 23rd, 2014|

Statistics can be hard to grasp until they are practically applied. On face, the statistic of “33 percent” means nothing unless it is applied. However, if someone scores 33 percent on a test, that individual has earned the letter grade [...]

Unethical Debt Collectors May Be Targeting Military Personnel

May 9th, 2014|

It seems that aggressive, unethical and deceptive tactics are being employed quite regularly by creditors in regards to military personnel who find themselves in debt. According to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), veterans, active military personnel and military families [...]

Rebuilding Credit After Filing For Bankruptcy

April 28th, 2014|

The decision to file for bankruptcy is often one made out of necessity. Though more Americans are filing for personal bankruptcy due to overwhelming medical bills than for any other reason, numerous financial circumstances can prompt individuals to seek out [...]

Bankruptcy Filing Fees Increasing In Orange County

April 25th, 2014|

By Christopher P. Walker The Judicial Conference has approved a fee increase effective June 1, 2014. The fees for filing a chapter 7 case will increase from $306.00 to $335.00. The fees for filing a chapter 13 case will increase from $281.00 to $310.00 This [...]

Chapter 13 Bankruptcy – Benefits Over A Chapter 7

April 25th, 2014|

By Christopher P. Walker A Chapter 13 Bankruptcy provides an individual debtor (including small business owners) with an opportunity to reorganize their financial affairs in a similar manner to large businesses can under Chapter 11. However, a Chapter 13 is much less expenses [...]

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