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Can I File Bankruptcy Without My Spouse?

Sometimes both partners within marriage are facing financial challenges, while other times one has racked up significant debt on joint accounts that affect both partners. It’s important to know that married couples have the option to file bankruptcy together, but they’re not obligated to do so. How To File Bankruptcy When Married If you’re contemplating……
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Can Filing for Bankruptcy Stop the Foreclosure Process in NJ?

Filing for bankruptcy will stop the foreclosure proceeding, at least temporarily. The Automatic Stay, an order issued by the court, requires your creditors to stop actions against you immediately. This means that even if a foreclosure sale on your house is scheduled, it must be postponed while your bankruptcy is pending. This is usually good……
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5 Reasons Your Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Case in New Jersey Could Be Denied

The rejection or denial of a Chapter 7 bankruptcy case is very unusual, but there are reasons why a Chapter 7 bankruptcy case can be denied. Many denials are due to a lack of attention to detail on the part of the attorney, errors made on petitions or fraud itself. The attorney has to be……
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Can Alimony Be Discharged in Bankruptcy in New Jersey?

Can Alimony Be Discharged in Bankruptcy in New Jersey? Bankruptcy provides relief from immediate debt collection and allows you to discharge many outstanding debts. Ordinarily, bankruptcy allows you to discharge debts from credit cards, medical bills, and personal loans. However, bankruptcy will not discharge most legal obligations, including alimony or spousal maintenance. An estimated 23,168……
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What Happens with My Tax Refund If I File for Personal Bankruptcy?

What Happens with My Tax Refund If I File for Personal Bankruptcy? When debt becomes unmanageable, many people wonder where they can turn for help. Filing for bankruptcy can help you discharge certain debts; however, the process itself is anything but simple. A common question we receive is, Can I keep my tax refund after……
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