bankruptcy or home foreclosure

When thinking “is bankruptcy better than foreclosure?”, at the end of the day you need to realize that while sometimes foreclosure might not affect your credit score as much, it still goes on your credit report, leaves you without your home and fails to settle all the other debt you might carry. Meanwhile bankruptcy affects all your debt not just the mortgage loan debt. Bankruptcy tends to be more global financial relief.

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stop foreclosure

Bankruptcy to stop foreclosure is the legal means to help you preserve your property. Bankruptcy can be a safe and affordable way to rebuild your financial life after a trying period of time. Help is out there so reach out to an attorney that can help you in your time of need

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When a bankruptcy case is filed there is something created immediately upon the filing of the case called the automatic stay.  The automatic stay is a very broad court injunction against the continuing of any action by creditors, collection agencies, and government entities against the debtor or the debtor’s property. Under 11 U.S.C. §362 is…

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Types of Debts in Bankruptcy There are different types of debts in bankruptcy.  Not all debts are treated the same in bankruptcy since Congress decided that certain types of debts are more important than others types of debts in bankruptcy. As a result, the way bankruptcy affects a particular debt depends on what kind of…

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So I have been getting a bunch of calls from my clients lately about bankruptcy and IRS Form 1099 that they received in the mail.  This being tax time and all it’s important to know your rights.  If you filed bankruptcy last year make sure you tell your tax preparer about it – especially if…

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First lets establish that foreclosures don’t happen overnight, it is usually after 3 or 4 missed payments on a mortgage that lead to a foreclosure action being filed. Foreclosure is the action a lender takes to obtain possession of the property that the loan was secured upon.   For most people when they talk about…

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These two options are not mutually exclusive as some think.  If you are facing one of them you may be facing the other as well.  Since filing for bankruptcy will eliminate some if not all of your debts,  you can decide to file bankruptcy before a foreclosure on property the debt most likely will be…

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