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How to File for Bankruptcy in Philadelphia (2021 Guide)

If you are overwhelmed by debt or are facing a home foreclosure, you could be considering filing for bankruptcy. However, once you have made this choice, you probably do not know how to start the process. To understand what is required, contact an experienced Bucks...

Is It Better to File for Bankruptcy or Pay Off Debt in Pennsylvania?

Bankruptcy is not a word many people in Pennsylvania like to think about. To most individuals, the idea of filing for bankruptcy is a nightmare and an embarrassment. There are other ways of dealing with debt, including negotiating with a creditor, hiring a debt...

What Happens When I File for Bankruptcy in Pennsylvania?

Many people associate bankruptcy with failure or hopelessness. However, many companies throughout Pennsylvania and the country file for bankruptcy and continue to operate – and make money. The same is true for people who file for bankruptcy. In nearly every case, a...

When is it Creditor Harassment in Pennsylvania?

People who owe others money are sometimes used to phone calls, emails, letters, or other communications from creditors and debt collectors. While creditors are allowed to collect the money owed to them, there are specific rules they must follow. When a debt...

The Effects of Covid-19 on Bankruptcy Filing and Mortgage Foreclosures

As Covid-19 forced lockdowns across the nation, unemployment skyrocketed, and many industries screeched to a halt as the Gross Domestic Product fell by more than 30 percent in the second quarter of 2020. Despite the bleak economic situation, some economic data like...

Can a Husband File For Bankruptcy Without Their Wife in Pennsylvania?

The short answer to this question is yes. Any individual can file a bankruptcy case on their own, even if they are married. In a situation like this, the other spouse is usually referred to as the “non-filing spouse” in the case, and their involvement is limited....