What is the Look Back Period on a New Jersey Bankruptcy?

A common misconception about bankruptcy is the idea that transferring the title of an asset to another person will protect it from repossession or from being sold to pay for outstanding debts. Under the U.S. Bankruptcy Code, there is a provision known as the...

Do I Need to Go to Court If I File for Bankruptcy in Pennsylvania?

If you are contemplating filing for bankruptcy in Pennsylvania, you don’t have to worry that going to court will consume much of your time. Laws of civil procedure govern bankruptcy filings in different ways than traditional civil cases. The U.S. Bankruptcy Code...

Can I Keep My Car If I File Chapter 7 Bankruptcy in Pennsylvania?

Filing for bankruptcy can be a frightening proposition if you’re concerned about the future of your personal property. You may be most concerned about whether you’ll be able to keep your car. Skilled bankruptcy attorneys get this question all the time. And as we try...

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,...

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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