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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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Couple Sorting Bills Wondering if They Shouldn't File Bankruptcy - John A. Steinberger & Associates

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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Woman Looking at Bills Considering Chapter 7 Bankrtuptcy - John A. Steinberger & Associates

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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How to Save Your Credit Score Before Filing for Bankruptcy

For many people, the biggest thing keeping them from talking to a bankruptcy attorney is the fear of what it will do to their credit scores. There’s no denying a bankruptcy will hurt your abilit… Read More
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Couple at Table Discussing if They Can Afford to File Bankruptcy - John A. Steinberger & Associates

Can I Afford to File Bankruptcy?

Bankruptcy almost always comes on the heels of mounting debt or financial crisis. That means there isn’t much money left to go toward court costs, attorney fees, and other expenses related to th… Read More
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​Am I Eligible for Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

Some people know that a Chapter 13 bankruptcy can save their most treasured assets. They may have heard that Chapter 13 can be “better” than Chapter 7. Depending on your circumstances, tha… Read More
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How Much Time Does It Take to Complete a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

A Chapter 7 bankruptcy begins upon filing a bankruptcy petition. Once the petition is filed, the court will issue a case number and an automatic stay is invoked. The automatic stay prohibits creditors… Read More
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What is a Confirmation Hearing in a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

The confirmation hearing is a date set by the court to approve the plan. When filing Chapter 13 bankruptcy two dates are set for hearing. The first is the 341 hearing also known as the First Meeting o… Read More
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Debts Discharged in Bankruptcy

An issue that frequently confuses clients is what debts are actually discharged in bankruptcy. This issue arises because all debts or liabilities a client has must be schedules on the Debtors’ petit… Read More
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