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Can You File Bankruptcy on Back Taxes in Pennsylvania?

Bankruptcy is a very effective means of addressing many different types of debts and collection activities. One question that frequently arises in bankruptcy is what can be done about tax debt? In determining how a tax debt will be treated in bankruptcy, your attorney...

Can I Still Get a Credit Card After Bankruptcy in Pennsylvania?

There is a very common misconception that filing a bankruptcy case will create a lifetime ban on obtaining new credit. It’s a question that gets asked all the time, and rightfully so. While the relief of bankruptcy may resolve many issues one is dealing with, such as...

The Role of a Trustee in a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Filing in Pennsylvania

What is a Bankruptcy Trustee? A Bankruptcy Trustee is an individual who is appointed by the United States Trustee’s Office, (a Division of the United States Department of Justice), to administer bankruptcy cases within a particular State and District. In Pennsylvania,...

Can Bankruptcy Stop a Wage Garnishment in Pennsylvania or New Jersey?

Bankruptcy is a very effective means of stopping and ultimately addressing the underlying debt leading to a wage garnishment. The automatic stay that exists when a bankruptcy is filed is equivalent to a very powerful court order that stops the majority of collection...

How to Get a Mortgage Loan Modification After the HAMP Expiration

For many years, homeowners struggled with attempting to modify their mortgage in hopes of saving their home. As a result, the Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP) was enacted in 2009 as part of the making of a home affordable program. This was a direct result...

Have You:

Been paying credit card balances that seem to never go down?

Lost your job and are now having trouble keeping up?

Attempted to work out a payment arrangement to no avail?

Been notified of a mortgage foreclosure action?

Been denied for a mortgage or other line of credit?

If the answer to any of these questions is “yes” then bankruptcy may be an option that you should consider.

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