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Types of Debt Wiped Out by Bankruptcy

Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy both have their own debt-relief benefits in addition to overarching benefits that come with filing for bankruptcy as a whole.

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Don’t Do These Three Things When Filing For Bankruptcy

Navigating the world of bankruptcy can be difficult, but with the help of a reputable attorney, your journey can be made easier. I will walk you through what you should and should not do when filing for bankruptcy.

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What Should You Ask a Bankruptcy Attorney Before Filing?

Knowing what type of bankruptcy to file for can be difficult, but consulting with a reputable attorney can make it easier. Oftentimes, people file for either Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 Bankruptcy. By finding a great lawyer and asking the right questions, you can ensure you’re making the right choice.

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Bounce Back From Bankruptcy

Filing for bankruptcy can bring you down and set you back, but it does not have to be permanent. Through hard work and calculated steps, you can recover and be financially better than ever before.

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What is a Means Test Calculator?

The test determines whether you are able to pay back your debt. If so, you won't be allowed to follow through with Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Instead, you may have the option of filing Chapter 13 bankruptcy.

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Questions a Bankruptcy Trustee May Ask You

When you file for bankruptcy, you will be required to attend a hearing known as a meeting of creditors (also called a 341 hearing). During the meeting, you will answer questions related to the information you provided in your documents. A bankruptcy trustee appointed to your case will conduct the meeting and ask the questions.

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How to Prepare for the Bankruptcy Meeting of Creditors

Before you can discharge your debts in a bankruptcy, you will attend a mandatory hearing known as the meeting of creditors (or a 341 hearing). The meeting takes place 20 to 40 days after you file your bankruptcy. During the meeting, the bankruptcy trustee assigned to your case may ask you a series of questions.

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Who Can View My Bankruptcy Record and Why Does it Matter?

Filing a personal bankruptcy case is public record. Your case, however, is not something that the general public can obtain easily. Although various websites provide this information, they’re not as easy to access as you would think. Most of these sites require paid subscriptions - something that most people will not find valuable.

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3 Foreclosure Myths You Should Ignore

If you currently face the personal and financial challenges of keeping your home, you may be looking at a foreclosure. Ron Lundquist, Attorney at Law, can help you find relief during tough economic times. Like bankruptcy, myths swirl around foreclosure making it difficult for you to separate fact from fiction. I can help you get accurate information so that you make wise decisions during the foreclosure process. My legal team has put together these five common foreclosure myths that you need to avoid. If you have any further questions, feel free to call our Eagan, MN office.

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Yes! You Can Recover From a Bankruptcy: Here’s How.

If you’ve recently filed for bankruptcy, you may feel thoroughly drained and hopeless. The good news is that there’s light at the end of the tunnel. There’s nothing permanent about a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy. And while you may feel downtrodden at the moment, it won’t take long for you to get back on your feet. Below are some of the tips on how you can overcome a bankruptcy. If you need further advice, please contact my office. Together, we can get you on the road to recovery.

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