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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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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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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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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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Emergency Bankruptcy Filing Without Full Fee

It is possible to file bankruptcy without paying the attorney fee in full. Generally, the attorney fee must be paid in full prior to filing the bankruptcy. This is because any fee owing at the time th… Read More
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