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What To Do After Your Bankruptcy Is Over

By Kelley, Fulton & Kaplan |

If you are at the beginning stages of making the decision of whether or not you should file for bankruptcy, you may be concerned not only with the bankruptcy process but also what your financial position will be after your bankruptcy is over. If you file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, many of your debts… Read More »

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Business Bankruptcy Overview

By Kelley, Fulton & Kaplan |

If you are a business owner and struggling financially, you may be considering filing for bankruptcy. No business owner wants to be in the position of having to consider filing for bankruptcy.  However, certain circumstances can simply cause catastrophic financial problems such as losing a large client, facing employees who have embezzled money, or… Read More »

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Can You File For Bankruptcy Twice?

By Kelley, Fulton & Kaplan |

Financial struggles do not  happen just once in a lifetime. There are circumstances where someone may find themselves struggling with overwhelming financial debt after already filing for bankruptcy at an earlier point in their lives. If you have already filed for bankruptcy once in your life, you may be wondering if you can file… Read More »

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Bankruptcy and Your Inheritance

By Kelley, Fulton & Kaplan |

If you are overwhelmed by debt from your creditors, you may be considering filing for bankruptcy. For most people, there are two options to file for bankruptcy, Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy. Chapter 7 bankruptcy will allow you to discharge most of your debt, and a Chapter 13 bankruptcy will allow you to… Read More »

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Bankruptcy Options For The Self-Employed

By Kelley, Fulton & Kaplan |

The prospect of considering filing for bankruptcy can be daunting. If you are facing financial challenges, you may be able to seek legal protection from your creditors by filing either Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy. However, if you are an entrepreneur or a self-employed independent contractor, you may face even further challenges after… Read More »

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The Test You Can’t Study For

By Kelley, Fulton & Kaplan |

If you are considering filing for bankruptcy, you should know that not every person will be able to do so successfully. In 2005, Congress passed a revisions to the bankruptcy laws that were intended to address the abuse that was occurring regarding too many people filing for bankruptcy. This revision established a requirement that… Read More »

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Life During Bankruptcy

By Kelley, Fulton & Kaplan |

If you are considering the bankruptcy process, you may have experienced a devastating life event such as a major medical illness, the loss of employment, or a divorce. Oftentimes, bankruptcy can be the result of other life events that result in the inability to pay overwhelming debt or financial obligations. While you may be… Read More »

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Ignoring Debt Collectors

By Kelley, Fulton & Kaplan |

If you are facing a mounting pile of bills, the chances are that you are also receiving calls from debt collectors attempting to collect payment on behalf of your creditors. There may be a temptation to simply ignore the phone calls and letters from these debt collectors because the situation seems overwhelming. You may… Read More »

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Understanding a 341 Hearing – Meeting of the Creditors

By Kelley, Fulton & Kaplan |

Bankruptcies allow debtors a fresh financial start. But before crossing the finish line, there are several steps a debtor must first take. If you are considering filing for bankruptcy, or have already filed for bankruptcy, you as the debtor may be wondering how your debts are discharged in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Understanding the… Read More »

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Exceptions to Discharge

By Kelley, Fulton & Kaplan |

If you are considering bankruptcy, you may believe that all of your debts will be completely erased. However, this is not always true. In fact, a Chapter 13 bankruptcy does not eliminate as much debt due to the fact that the debtor simply agrees to a repayment plan over a period of years. However,… Read More »

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