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What is the §341 Meeting of Creditors?

Most people only have to attend one meeting when they file a bankruptcy which is called the Meeting of Creditors. This meeting is outlined in 11 U.S.C. §341 so bankruptcy attorneys often call it the “341 meeting” or simply a … Continue reading

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What are my options for paying my bankruptcy filing fee?

Short answer: (1) pay in full, (2) pay in installments, or (3) apply for a fee waiver. 1. Pay in full This is the easy option for both me and for the client. When you make a payment to my … Continue reading

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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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How much does it cost to file a chapter 13 bankruptcy?

Short answer: typically around $500 to $800 to get things rolling. I am going to split this question into two sections. First, I will discuss how much money you will need upfront to file. Second, I will discuss how much … Continue reading

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How do bankruptcy attorneys get paid?

Short answer for chapter 7: bankruptcy attorneys get paid in full by the debtor before the case is filed. Short answer for chapter 13: bankruptcy attorneys get paid through the chapter 13 plan. This is a common question I get … Continue reading

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