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Your Checklist: Bankruptcy Documents Needed to File

The process of filing for bankruptcy involves a lot of paperwork. Knowing what documents are needed to file a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy can save you a lot of time and trips to the lawyer’s… Read More
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Filing for Bankruptcy Can Improve Your Credit

You might be hesitant to file for bankruptcy because you have heard that it will hurt your credit score. Find out how filing for bankruptcy can improve your credit in the long run, and what you can do… Read More
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Alternatives to Bankruptcy

Many Michigan families are facing financial trouble like they have never seen before. With bills piling up and income options scarce, filing for bankruptcy may seem inevitable. While a bankruptcy can… Read More
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Pros and Cons of Filing for Bankruptcy

If you are falling behind financially, you may be wondering if bankruptcy could offer you a way out of debt. It might, but bankruptcy isn’t right for everyone. Before you decide to file, talk to a b… Read More
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How to File for Bankruptcy in Michigan Without a Lawyer

When bankruptcy appears to be an inevitable part of your future, the idea of hiring an attorney to help you may seem impossible. After all, bankruptcy is for people who can’t afford to pay their exi… Read More
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When Bankruptcy Is the Best Option

Most people feel morally compelled to pay back any money they owe. When debts build up beyond your ability to pay, it can be mentally and emotionally draining. You may want to avoid the shame of admit… Read More
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Are U.S. Bankruptcy Court Documents Public?

Filing for bankruptcy is a personal decision, and usually not your first choice. You may feel ashamed that you have fallen behind on your debts. You may also be concerned that filing a bankruptcy peti… Read More
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Can You Still File for Bankruptcy During the COVID-19 Stay-at-Home Order?

Michigan’s shutdown in response to the Coronavirus pandemic has many Michiganders scrambling for ways to pay their bills and avoid going even further into debt. For some, this will be simply impossi… Read More
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How Bankruptcy Affects Child Support

For many single parents and remarried divorcees, the question of whether to file for bankruptcy depends on how that bankruptcy affects child support. Find out what to expect from the bankruptcy court… Read More
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How Bankruptcy Can Help You Get Ahead on Utility Bills This Winter

Winter in Michigan means cold temperatures and high heating costs. When freezing nights lead to high utility bills, consumers can suddenly find themselves facing collections efforts and threats of uti… Read More
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