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Can a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Affect Your Student Loans?

It is fairly common knowledge that you can’t get rid of your student loans by filing for bankruptcy. While there are rare exceptions, student loans are non-dischargeable and will be with you even af… Read More
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Will You Have to Sell Your Home During Bankruptcy?

One of the biggest things keeping Michigan homeowners from filing for bankruptcy is the fear that they might lose their house. A Chapter 7 bankruptcy is sometimes the best option for families facing a… Read More
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Will Your Bankruptcy Affect Your Tax Refund?

It’s tax season, and that means many Michigan families are looking forward to receiving and spending their tax refund. Michigan taxpayers often rely on these annual refunds to pay for everything fro… Read More
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What Does a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustee do?

Most people have a general idea of what a bankruptcy is, but you might not know who actually does the work. A Chapter 7 bankruptcy trustee will play an important role in your case. Understanding that… Read More
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Who Should Know About Your Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

When you file a Chapter 13 bankruptcy it will affect your personal life and your credit report. You may feel ashamed that your financial situation has taken a turn for the worse and want to keep it pr… Read More
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Debts Covered in a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy but Not a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

When you are considering bankruptcy, you probably have a few different priorities: to get out from under your debt and keep as much of your property as you can. But not all debts are created equal, an… Read More
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​Can a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Save Your Home?

For many Michigan families, their home is their most valuable asset. It carries with it memories, dignity, and your sense of belonging, on top of the monetary value. When you fall behind on your mortg… Read More
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When You Shouldn’t File for Bankruptcy

When you have fallen behind on your payments and are facing mounting debts, your may find yourself considering bankruptcy. Filing for bankruptcy can be a useful way to get a new start, but it isn̵… Read More
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What to Expect After Filing Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

A Chapter 13 bankruptcy can be a good option for wage earners looking to protect their family’s assets and catch up on past-due debts. But what happens after filing Chapter 13 bankruptcy can be… Read More
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Top Reasons Why Chapter 7 Bankruptcy May Be Right for You

Your debts are outpacing your payments, and you feel like you are just falling further behind. You’re looking for a way out of the unending cycle of late fees, interest, and collection calls. Yo… Read More
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