Category Archives: Bankruptcy Attorney

How do I get a free credit report?

How do I get a free credit report? Short answer: go to http://www.annualcreditreport.com and request a free credit report. One of the most important things you need to do when preparing for a bankruptcy is to identify all your creditors. … Continue reading

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Can I keep the items I bought from RC Willey when I file for bankruptcy?

Can I keep the items I bought from RC Willey when I file for bankruptcy? Short answer: yes, if you want keep the item but you have the option to surrender the item. About 4 to 6 weeks after you … 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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Do I need to hire a bankruptcy attorney?

The short answer is ‘no’. Anyone can file his or her own bankruptcy. Perhaps the wiser question is ‘should I hire a bankruptcy attorney?’ The short answer is ‘yes’. Allow me to explain. When I was in college I ran … Continue reading

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