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Student loan bankruptcy

Student loans in Bankruptcy

Many people are currently struggling to pay their student loan payments and may be wondering if bankruptcy can help them. They may have heard that bankruptcy cannot get rid of student loans and think there is no way for them to get relief from student loan garnishments. While bankruptcy generally will not eliminate your student loan debt,…

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Bankruptcy – CAN I DISCHARGE STUDENT LOANS?

  Student loans can be discharged in bankruptcy under special circumstances, however, the process is difficult and expensive.  Like many other courts, Kansas follows a Brunner test, to determine if you can show that repayment of student loans would cause you undue hardship. Under the Brunner test, there are three factors to determine if your student…

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Why Should You Hire A Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Attorney?

A Chapter 13 bankruptcy attorney can help you file a bankruptcy to stop creditor phone calls, letters and other collection actions against you. After filing a Chapter 13 bankruptcy creditors must stop any actions against you to collect on outstanding debts. This is what we call an Automatic Stay. Automatic stay can effectively put a…

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How Foreclosure May Be Avoided With Bankruptcy

Foreclosure on your home is a traumatic event that, unfortunately, many Americans are faced with every day. The loss of a reliable source of income or some other cause of financial hardship can render a person incapable of saving their property when the mortgage is in serious arrears. For many, bankruptcy often provides a way…

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Stopping Wage Garnishment – Can Filing Bankruptcy Help?

  Stopping a garnishment of wages by filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy is possible in most cases.  Bankruptcy does not discharge domestic support obligations so if you are getting garnished for your alimony or child support, those garnishments will not be stopped. What Is Garnishment? Garnishment is called a ‘wage attachment’, in which creditors go after your paycheck…

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How Do Bankruptcy Attorneys Help When You File Chapter 13?

Bankruptcy attorneys guide clients through the process of a bankruptcy procedure, communicating with the court, offering expert advice and answering your questions. There are two main types of bankruptcy used by most consumers, Chapter 7 and Chapter 13. Chapter 7 is often referred to as a “Fresh Start” bankruptcy, in which many, if not all,…

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Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Attorney Explains Effect On Credit

A Chapter 13 bankruptcy attorney helps consumers find solutions to manage their debts. In many cases, consumers can keep their property while having some debts discharged. Some people may be reluctant to file bankruptcy due to concerns about the effect that filing Chapter 13 will have on their credit rating.   There is no question…

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Bankruptcy Protection – How It Can Help You

  Bankruptcy protection is given when an individual or business files a federal bankruptcy case. Laws governing bankruptcy in the United States are referred to as the Bankruptcy Code. The laws were created to assist debtors who are struggling financially to deal with the debt owed to creditors. In some cases, the debts are wiped out.…

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Bankruptcy Attorneys in Kansas – Top Five Things To Look For

There are many bankruptcy attorneys in Kansas, however, when you need one, how do you know which one to choose? Coons & Crump, LLC, are Kansas bankruptcy attorneys with offices in three cities, Topeka, Overland Park and Lawrence. First, you should have some basic knowledge about the types of consumer bankruptcy available. Most people who…

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Do You Need A Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Attorney?

A Chapter 7 bankruptcy attorney may be your best option when you’re looking for a way out from under a mountain of debt. When you have done everything you can think of to get a handle on your finances and it isn’t working, you should call a Chapter 7 bankruptcy attorney for help. Filing bankruptcy…

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