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Bankruptcy’s Impact on Immigration Status

Bankruptcy and Immigration are both under the jurisdiction of the U.S. federal courts, but administered by separate divisions within the federal court system.  Leaving your country for the start of the better...

The Dischargeability of Income Taxes in Bankruptcy

Filing for bankruptcy can help alleviate many types of debt. Not all tax debts are dischargeable in a bankruptcy, but income tax debt that meets certain requirements can be. Some types of tax debt are never...

Busting Bankruptcy Myths – Bankruptcy Lawyers

There are many misconceptions when it comes to filing for bankruptcy. Myths circulate many legal procedures primarily due to unfamiliarity with complex laws and circulating stories of individuals who suffered...

How Will My Divorce Be Affected By My Spouse’s Bankruptcy?

How Will My Spouse’s Bankruptcy Affect My Divorce? If your spouse files for bankruptcy in the middle of your divorce case, then your divorce case is usually “stayed” or temporarily stopped by the...

What is a Bankruptcy Reaffirmation?

What is a Bankruptcy Reaffirmation? Legally, “a bankruptcy reaffirmation agreement under federal statutes refers to an agreement made between a creditor and the debtor that waives discharge of a debt that...

Small Business Bankruptcy – Chapter 7 vs. Chapter 13

If you own a small business, there is the possibility that you have accumulated a significant amount of business related debt. If your personal or business debt ever starts to grow so much that you feel like...
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