More money can I get some filing bankruptcy?

If you are considering bankruptcy it’s likely you are living paycheck to paycheck, struggling to pay your bills, and accumulating substantial debt each month. So what can bankruptcy do for you? Recently on our bankruptcy forum a user asked, “If I file bankruptcy will it help me get more money?”

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One credit card with a balance is bankruptcy right for me?

Although filing bankruptcy has become more socially acceptable, filing bankruptcy does have serious ramifications which can impact a debtor for up to ten years. Recently on our bankruptcy forum a user asked, “If I have only one credit card with a balance on it is bankruptcy right for me?”

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Car payments can I discharge them in bankruptcy?

Bankruptcy laws can be a bit complicated and sometimes it’s not clear to bankruptcy filers what can and cannot be discharged if they decide to file Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy. Recently on our legal forum a user asked, “If I decide to file bankruptcy will my car payments be discharged?”

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Fresh financial start and bankruptcy?

Recently on our bankruptcy forum a user asked, “Will bankruptcy give me a fresh financial start?” Although this would seem like an easy question to answer, the answer is it depends. Bankruptcy has been created as a legal means to help some individuals discharge certain debts and allow them to get a fresh financial start, but whether or not this will work for you will depend on your debts.

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What are nondischargeable debts in bankruptcy?

Whether you choose to file Chapter 7 bankruptcy and have qualifying unsecured debts discharged or if you are forced to repay your debts by filing Chapter 13 bankruptcy, there will be certain debts which are considered nondischargeable debts. Filing any type of bankruptcy will not discharge or clear all of your debts.

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Wage garnishment for medical bills?

A wage garnishment allows your employer to automatically withhold a portion of your wages and send the payment directly to your creditors. Recently on our legal forum a user asked, “If I cannot pay my medical bills will the creditors have a right to have my wages garnished?”

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Employment and bankruptcy should I be concerned?

Millions of Americans file for bankruptcy protection each year, suggesting there is much less of a social stigma for filing bankruptcy than in the past, but the real question is whether or not filing bankruptcy could jeopardize your employment. The answer is…it depends.

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Can I discharge hospital bills in bankruptcy?

If you have suffered a severe medical crisis it’s easy to rack up hundreds of thousands of dollars in medical debt, especially if you do not have good healthcare coverage. Recently on our bankruptcy forum a user asked, “Can I discharge my hospital bills if I file bankruptcy?”

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Bankruptcy debt how much should I list?

Many debtors considering bankruptcy have questions about how to list their bankruptcy debt. For example, do they have to list all of their debts? If they do not, how much debt do they have to list? What if they want to pay off certain debts and discharge other debts?

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Child support is it included in bankruptcy?

Filing bankruptcy is a legal means for debtors to potentially eliminate unsecured debts they cannot repay and make a fresh financial start. There are debts, however, that the government considers so important they are not legally discharged while filing bankruptcy. Recently on our legal forum a user asked, “Will my child support be discharged in my bankruptcy?”

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