Bankruptcy Law in California - Borowitz & Clark

Bankruptcy

Surrendering property in bankruptcy can be a choice, and a powerful tool for getting out from under high-cost debt and starting fresh. 
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Personal loans may be secured or unsecured, and the two types of loans are treated differently in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy case. 
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Business owners considering personal bankruptcy often have special concerns about how the filing may impact their business operations.
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Generally, stocks don’t get any special treatment in a California bankruptcy. In other words, most stocks are treated like any other asset.
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The good news is that, in California, filing for bankruptcy more often than not won't impact your job search. But, there are exceptions. 
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Struggling to make payments? There may be solutions available, but if you simply skip your payments your case could be dismissed.
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Many variables impact your credit score, and bankruptcy is just one piece of the puzzle. For some, the answer is surprising.
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A Chapter 13 bankruptcy petitioner is required to disclose all property on schedules filed with the petition, just like a Chapter 7 filer.
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The short answer is no. However, if a bankruptcy case was already underway when the deceased passed away, the case may continue. 
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Your first consultation with an attorney can be a source of valuable information to help you make good decisions for your financial future.
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A living trust can be an effective means of passing property to loved ones upon death - but is it safe after filing for bankruptcy?
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Chapter 13 bankruptcy is often looked to as a means to get out of a financial burden, but it could also end up saving you money - here's how.
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