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By going bankrupt you can have a chance to get a new financial start. The insolvency laws in the country were written to provide an individual who is buried in debt a chance to start over by eliminating their eligible debt, while also providing protection from creditor harassment.
If you are considering bankruptcy you can browse our website for basic information about going bankrupt - whether chapter 7 or chapter 13 - such as the cost of bankruptcy, the assets you may be able to keep, and how to rebuild credit following a bankruptcy.
Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
Chapter 7 wipes out all a person's eligible debtswithin 4 months, and is a quick and easy way to get an elimination of your debt and to begin on your new financial life. When going bankrupt under chapter 7, the bankruptcy exemptions in your state protects certain assets of yours from seizure.
Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
Chapter 13 insolvency allows an individual to repay a portion of their debts to their creditors over a period of time lasting up to 5 years. Going bankrupt under the chapter 13 code can be beneficial for many reasons, such as you feel it is "the right thing to do" or you have assets that are not protected under the chapter 7 bankruptcy exemptions. Visit our FAQ's, which give information on most of your questions. If your questions are still not answered we have an "Ask our Bankruptcy Lawyers" feature so you can ask one of our bankruptcy lawyers in your area a question and get the answer from a professional debt relief expert.
The Bankruptcy Exemptions - Assets you Keep.
BankruptcyAction has all the Exemptions or assets you can keep in a bankruptcy for each state. When you are ready to see one of our bankruptcy lawyers we have a listing of Bankruptcy Lawyers for most states. The exemptions were written into law to give people
The New Bankruptcy Laws
There has been much doom and gloom written about the new bankruptcy laws and how much more difficult it's going to be to file Chapter 7 bankruptcy. It's true that there are more hoops to jump through under the new laws and it's true that some people are going to have to file chapter 13 instead of Chapter 7. However, for the vast majority of filers Chapter 7 bankruptcy is still available with very little extra effort! More......
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