Benefits of Bankruptcy
If you have fallen deeply into debt, it is wise to consider the benefits
of bankruptcy. This is particularly true of you are suffering
wage garnishment or attachment of your bank account. This is not an action to be done lightly however.
It is best to consult a
bankruptcy lawyer to evaluate your situation, advise as to your options and help you carry
out your plans.
Benefits of Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
This chapter is for those who lack a realistic hope of paying off their
debts. It results in full discharge of dischargeable debts. The benefits include:
All dischargeable unsecured debts are discharged.
Your creditors must stop all lawsuits or harassment actions.
You may keep exempt property. This includes, within limits, clothes, wedding
rings, furniture, appliances, a modest car and tools of your trade including books.
may retain their home equity up to a certain amount.
You may keep your car or home if you can keep up the payments.
Benefits of Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
This chapter is for debtors with a good income but need time to pay off
their debts. It allows the debtor to pay off all debts over a three to
five year period. Here are some of the benefits:
As with Chapter 7, all creditor action against you is halted.
You may keep all of your property.
You pay off your unsecured debt
You may reduce your overall monthly payments by having your debts consolidated
into one payment to the bankruptcy trustee.
This action buys time to handle a bankruptcy foreclosure. You may include
your home loan arrearages in your payment plan. You may then keep the
home if you can maintain your mortgage payments in addition to the Chapter
13 payment for your past debts.
Contact a Bankruptcy Lawyer
At Price Law Group, our seasoned bankruptcy attorneys can advise you regarding
the filing of bankruptcy. We will go over your situation and evaluate how
alternatives to bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy would work for you. We will
then advise you of your options and let you decide. We will then assist
you to carry out your objectives.
Contact a Bankruptcy Attorney
at the firm to discuss the benefits of bankruptcy.
For more information call us at 866-210-1722 or fill out the form below.