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Can I be fired from my job if I file for bankruptcy?

Generally speaking, the answer to this question is no. The bankruptcy law specifically states that discrimination based…

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Can I continue to operate my business if I have filed for bankruptcy?

The answer to this question is that it depends if you are in the kind of business…

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Can I keep my car in bankruptcy?

Usually, the answer to that question is yes. Sometimes you’re going to enter into a reaffirmation agreement…

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Can my landlord evict me for filing bankruptcy?

The answer to that question is no. Your landlord cannot evict you solely because you filed for…

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Do I have to be a certain age to file for bankruptcy?

You have to be at least 18 years old and capable of entering into a contract to…

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Do I have to go to court?

Generally speaking, no. The bankruptcy process requires you to attend a meeting of creditors with a bankruptcy…

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Will Bankruptcy help me deal with wage garnishment?

Yes, the act of filing a bankruptcy petition will create an automatic stay that immediately stops a…

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After I file my case, what should I do if a creditor demands payment?

You should immediately call your attorney’s office so that I can notify the creditor about your bankruptcy…

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Are there different kinds of bankruptcy?

Generally speaking, there are two fundamental concepts of bankruptcy, liquidation and reorganization. In Chapter seven, we liquidate…

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