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Can The Bankruptcy Trustee Take Your Inheritance? | Georgia Bankruptcy Law Network

Can The Bankruptcy Trustee Take Your Inheritance? | Georgia Bankruptcy Law Network | Atlanta, Georgia Bankruptcy | Scoop.it
It is not uncommon for people who file for Bankruptcy to receive an inheritance either during their Bankruptcy case or shortly after their case is over. I
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Can You Keep Your Tax Refund In Your Bankruptcy Case? | Georgia Bankruptcy Law Network

Can You Keep Your Tax Refund In Your Bankruptcy Case? | Georgia Bankruptcy Law Network | Atlanta, Georgia Bankruptcy | Scoop.it
This time of year many people are checking the mail box (or bank accounts if they choose direct deposit) for their tax refunds. Many people are counting o
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Can I File For Bankruptcy Without Doing Credit Counseling? | Georgia Bankruptcy Law Network

Can I File For Bankruptcy Without Doing Credit Counseling? | Georgia Bankruptcy Law Network | Atlanta, Georgia Bankruptcy | Scoop.it
As we discussed in this prior post there are two requirements for counseling in a Bankruptcy case. The first credit counseling session has to be completed
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Is My Health Savings Account Exempt In Bankruptcy? | Georgia Bankruptcy Law Network

Is My Health Savings Account Exempt In Bankruptcy? | Georgia Bankruptcy Law Network | Atlanta, Georgia Bankruptcy | Scoop.it
A Health Savings Account is a bank account set up by individuals that allows them to save money for medical expenses (including high deductibles). They we
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Shocking Facts About Student Loan Debt | Georgia Bankruptcy Law Network

Shocking Facts About Student Loan Debt | Georgia Bankruptcy Law Network | Atlanta, Georgia Bankruptcy | Scoop.it
I recently came across an article listing fifteen shocking facts about student loans in the United States. You can access the article by clicking here, bu
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Co-Signing For a Loan - Do Not Do it. Ever. | Georgia Bankruptcy Law Network

We commonly see people facing financial problems who have co-signed a loan for another person. In some cases, it is the co-signed loan that actually drove
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Stopping A Foreclosure In Georgia - Bankruptcy and Other Options | Georgia Bankruptcy Law Network

Stopping A Foreclosure In Georgia - Bankruptcy and Other Options | Georgia Bankruptcy Law Network | Atlanta, Georgia Bankruptcy | Scoop.it
Many Bankruptcy cases in Georgia, and other states, are filed to stop a foreclosure of the family home. They are not filed only because of the foreclosure
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The Starting Point for Bankruptcy | Georgia Bankruptcy Law Network

The Starting Point for Bankruptcy | Georgia Bankruptcy Law Network | Atlanta, Georgia Bankruptcy | Scoop.it
The purpose of this Blog is to provide basic, easy to read, and hopefully easy to understand, information about Bankruptcy for individuals and small busine
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How Does A Chapter 7 Trustee Know What I Have? | Georgia Bankruptcy Law Network

How Does A Chapter 7 Trustee Know What I Have? | Georgia Bankruptcy Law Network | Atlanta, Georgia Bankruptcy | Scoop.it
Like all Bankruptcy lawyers, I am happy that just about every client or potential client that has walked through my door is completely honest with me and i
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Student Loan Discharge - The Brunner Test | Georgia Bankruptcy Law Network

As we discussed in this post about the discharge of student (or educational) loans, most courts apply some version of the Brunner Test in determining wheth
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What Happens at the First Meeting of Creditors (or "341 Meeting")? | Georgia Bankruptcy Law Network

Everyone who files a Bankruptcy case, whether it is a personal case or a business case, has to attend the Meeting of Creditors, which is sometimes called t
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Do I Need Credit Counseling Before Filing For Bankruptcy? | Georgia Bankruptcy Law Network

If you are considering filing a Bankruptcy case, it is important to know that two counseling sessions are required in the case, one of which must be comple
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Starting Point: What is Bankruptcy? | Georgia Bankruptcy Law Network

Starting Point: What is Bankruptcy? | Georgia Bankruptcy Law Network | Atlanta, Georgia Bankruptcy | Scoop.it
The word "Bankruptcy" has a few definitions in the dictionary. In its most basic form, it means not having enough money to pay one's debts and living expe
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Can You Be Personally Liable For Your Small Business PayRoll Taxes? | Georgia Bankruptcy Law Network

If you own a small business that is organized as a corporation or limited liability company you probably understand that you are generally not personally r
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Are Taxes Discharged In Bankruptcy? | Georgia Bankruptcy Law Network

Are Taxes Discharged In Bankruptcy? | Georgia Bankruptcy Law Network | Atlanta, Georgia Bankruptcy | Scoop.it
As this post is written, many people have either recently filed their tax returns or are getting ready to file by the April 15 deadline. While most of us a
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Where Can You Check Your Credit Report For Free? | Georgia Bankruptcy Law Network

Where Can You Check Your Credit Report For Free? | Georgia Bankruptcy Law Network | Atlanta, Georgia Bankruptcy | Scoop.it
Whether you are in good financial shape, facing financial problems, or recovering from Bankruptcy, you need to periodically check your credit report with t
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Debt Limits: Too Much Debt For Chapter 13? | Georgia Bankruptcy Law Network

Debt Limits: Too Much Debt For Chapter 13? | Georgia Bankruptcy Law Network | Atlanta, Georgia Bankruptcy | Scoop.it
Yes, it is possible to have too much debt for Chapter 13 but those are unusual cases. Unlike Chapter 7 cases, with no limit on the debt that can be discha
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Hiding Assets and Bankruptcy Fraud: Not Worth the Cost. | Georgia Bankruptcy Law Network

Lawyers who have been in the Bankruptcy field for any length of time have come across people who either want to try to hide assets in their Bankruptcy case
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"Emergency" Cases and "Skeletal" Bankruptcy Petitions - What Are They? | Georgia Bankruptcy Law Network

"Emergency" Bankruptcy cases or petitions, and "skeletal" petitions, are terms that are used fairly often in the Bankruptcy world and you may come across t
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HOA Dues and Bankruptcy - Don't Get Caught In the Trap! | Georgia Bankruptcy Law Network

Homeowners in Bankruptcy typically understand their obligations as far as the home loans go. In a Chapter 7, they typically keep the home and continue mak
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How Can You Review Documents And Pleadings Filed In Your Case? | Georgia Bankruptcy Law Network

How Can You Review Documents And Pleadings Filed In Your Case? | Georgia Bankruptcy Law Network | Atlanta, Georgia Bankruptcy | Scoop.it
Even if you have a lawyer in your Bankruptcy case, you may be curious about what pleadings and documents are actually filed in your case. Your lawyer will
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Student Loan Discharge - The Brunner Test | Georgia Bankruptcy Law Network

As we discussed in this post about the discharge of student (or educational) loans, most courts apply some version of the Brunner Test in determining wheth
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What Does The Bible Say About Bankruptcy? | Georgia Bankruptcy Law Network

What Does The Bible Say About Bankruptcy? | Georgia Bankruptcy Law Network | Atlanta, Georgia Bankruptcy | Scoop.it
Much like the question of whether there is a Constitutional right to file for Bankruptcy, the question of whether the Bible mentions or supports a Bankrupt
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What Are The Different Chapters Of Bankruptcy? | Georgia Bankruptcy Law Network

What Are The Different Chapters Of Bankruptcy? | Georgia Bankruptcy Law Network | Atlanta, Georgia Bankruptcy | Scoop.it
There are several types of Bankruptcy available for individuals, businesses and even governmental entities facing financial problems. Each type is identif
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Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Basics | Georgia Bankruptcy Law Network

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Basics | Georgia Bankruptcy Law Network | Atlanta, Georgia Bankruptcy | Scoop.it
Chapter 7 Bankruptcy is one of the two most common types of Bankruptcy filed by individuals (the other being Chapter 13). The major distinction between th
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