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Getting a Mortgage After Bankruptcy: The Letter that May Make the Difference

Since filing for bankruptcy protection may shave more than 200 points off your credit score (more if your house was foreclosed on!), it stands to reason that you may not be the picture of a good risk when applying for a mortgage. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t get a loan approved; a good letter……
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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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Debts Discharged in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy in New Jersey

Many people elect to file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy since it is a good choice to discharge most or all of your debt. Of course, there are a few debts that can be categorized as non-dischargeable, but under Chapter 7 there are plenty of different types of debt that CAN be discharged. For starters, a……
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How to Choose the Right Bankruptcy for Your Specific Situation in NJ

  One of the largest differences between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy is that, with Chapter 7, most of your debts are discharged. Under Chapter 13, you get to live in the same way you’ve become accustomed to (for example, keeping your house and vehicles) and you pay back your debt over a longer……
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A Guide to the Different Chapters of Bankruptcy

If you’re on the verge, or even just considering the concept of filing for bankruptcy, understanding your options is an important step. People commonly hear about Chapter 7 or Chapter 13, but may not know the difference. The truth is the Bankruptcy Code allows for multiple different types of bankruptcy and understanding the difference between……
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