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Chapter 13 and the requirements to make it work

When a Warrendale debtor decides to take the steps necessary to get back on stronger financial ground and would like to ensure that he or she can keep certain possessions like a home or an automobile, they will choose Chapter 13 bankruptcy. While this is a wise step, it is also important to understand the various requirements and obligations the debtor will need to fulfill to make the plan successful. Failure to do so can sabotage the plan and prevent its completion.

The automatic stay via personal bankruptcy: How does it help?

Pennsylvanians who are in debt and do not know how they will get back on stronger financial ground are wise to consider bankruptcy. Many benefits of personal bankruptcy are relatively well-known. That includes the chance to discharge debt, restructure debt and put a stop to creditor harassment. One part of the process that should also be understood and will likely help the debtor feel better about the situation is the automatic stay. Understanding the automatic stay and how it helps is important before filing for bankruptcy.

Customer suffers injuries when SUV crashes into restaurant

Car accidents can happen in many different circumstances, some of which are unexpected and unusual. It is in the more unusual types of crashes that people can suffer injuries and fatalities largely because they were not expecting a crash. A unique type of collision that can lead to people being injured in a car accident is when a vehicle runs into a building or an establishment. Those inside are particularly vulnerable because they are not expecting to encounter an out-of-control motor vehicle. After injuries or death in this kind of crash, it is vital to have legal advice to consider a lawsuit.

Young parents may benefit from creating an estate plan

Estate planning is often associated with older people, but the truth is that people who are just starting a family could also find it very useful to take the time to create an estate plan. Even if you don't have high value assets, an estate plan could be valuable because it can create a plan for your children.

Is my Chapter 11 bankruptcy a small business case?

There are certain terms and parts of a Chapter 11 filing that might be difficult to understand. An important part of a Chapter 11 case is the determination of how the business should be classified and if it is a small business and a small business debtor.

Legal help is crucial when considering filing for bankruptcy

Financial problems in for Pennsylvanian can occur for a variety of reasons in their personal and professional life. While it might seem like an act of avoiding one's responsibilities and not paying what is owed, bankruptcy is a useful strategy to get back on stronger financial ground, clear many debts, keep a home and a motor vehicle, or get a business into a better situation to move forward. Understanding which bankruptcy chapter is preferable for the individual situation, which debts can be eliminated, and how bankruptcy can be beneficial is imperative before taking the next step.

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