Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: List Your Debts To Gain Financial Protection

4 April 2018
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One of the benefits of using Chapter 7 to file for bankruptcy is that you can discharge all of your unsecured debts once you have everything approved. However, forgetting to list every single unsecured debt on the bankruptcy filing paperwork can cause some big problems. If you do not list the debt, it won't be discharged. Keep these things in mind when compiling your debts. The Debts To List Your bankruptcy lawyer will help walk you through the process of listing debts, but it starts with you listing as many as you can. Read More 

Understanding Garnishment: What Every Employee Should Know

27 February 2018
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Garnishing wages is a legal avenue that creditors, including some tax authorities, such as the Internal Revenue Service can use to force payment of some types of debt. In most cases, creditors are required to first work through the legal system by filing suit against their debtor and successfully obtaining a legal judgment against them. Once this judgment has been obtained, the creditor is then allowed to take further collection efforts against the debtor, usually in the form of garnishing their wages. Read More