Monthly Archives: September 2015

Where does my discharged debt go when I file for bankruptcy? Do my creditors get paid for my debts?

Answer: your debt is gone; no one pays your creditors. It’s a good question and one that I had when I was first introduced to bankruptcy law. This is a question that many of my clients ask me. Often they … Continue reading

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Can I keep my tax refund if I file for chapter 7 bankruptcy? Will the trustee take my tax refund if I file for chapter 7 bankruptcy?

Short answer . . . it depends. (skip to the end for a summary on when to file) I never counsel anyone to represent themselves pro se in a bankruptcy. The reason is this: it is very easy to lose … Continue reading

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