Posts Tagged 'chapter 13 bankruptcy'

Tips for a Successful Montana Bankruptcy

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It makes me cringe each time I get a call for a second opinion bankruptcy consultation from a distressed client with a botched bankruptcy case — the lawyer charged very little but missed things, didn’t act in the client’s best interest and didn’t have enough bankruptcy experience and expertise to ensure a successful outcome.   The lawyer was driven by low ball fees and the client got what they paid for, ...

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How Does Median Income Affect Bankruptcy?

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When you file for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy, your household income is compared to the median income in your state for a household of the same size. For Chapter 7 bankruptcy, median income is used as a means test to determine if you are eligible for chapter 7 relief or not. If  you don’t qualify for Chapter 7, median income is used to determine ...

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Can You Stop Foreclosure with Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

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I get calls on a regular basis from Montana homeowners who need foreclosure help. Like many Americans, Montanans who have fallen on hard times and lost their jobs have not been able to keep up with mortgage payments, as a result, they are in foreclosure. I’ve also chatted with quite a few folks who were fraudulently put into foreclosure due to something as simple as a paperwork error.

Foreclosure, like a moving train, is difficult ...

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