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The purpose of our website is to give people considering bankruptcy the important information that they require to make an informed decision about bankruptcy and to learn how the bankruptcy laws can help you. The Illinois bankruptcy laws have been written to provide people who are burdened with debts they are unable to repay the ability for a fresh financial start. Bankruptcy allows you to wipe out your debts and receive protection from your creditors harassing you.
Thousands of Illinois residents have filed for bankruptcy in recent months and you should not feel alone or feel bad about having to file bankruptcy. Most people only turn to bankruptcy after struggling for many months
to get a hold of their debts and most bankruptcies are a result of medical bills or a job loss.
If you are interested in bankruptcy you can browse our website to get a basic understanding of the bankruptcy laws so you can come to the bankruptcy consultation with a knowledge of the laws so you can ask informed questions.
Illinois chapter 7 bankruptcy provides a quick and efficient elimination of all of your eligible debts. While debtors have to turn over any of their property that is not covered by the Illinois bankruptcy exemptions, most debtors who file chapter 7 own nothing that is not covered by the exemptions, and therefore most people filing chapter 7 lose nothing.
Chapter 13 in Illinois is a reorganization bankruptcy and is not as common as a chapter 7. When a debtor files chapter 13 they will enter into a three to five year debt repayment plan where their debts are reorganized into a more manageable payment. You will also receive bankruptcy court protection and protection from your creditors.