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What is the automatic stay in a bankruptcy proceeding?

Though few Tennessee residents ever want to file for bankruptcy, many are able to turn their financial fortunes around through this legal process. Whether they liquidate assets to repay creditors through Chapter 7 bankruptcy or reorganize their monthly payments through Chapter 13 bankruptcy, many experience the benefits of the process before it is even complete. One of those benefits is the automatic stay which will be the topic of discussion for this blog post.

Despite decline, many still file for personal bankruptcy

When financial challenges become overwhelming and a Chattanooga resident has few options for improving their money problems on their own, they may turn to personal bankruptcy as a means of getting out from under burdensome debt. Whether through Chapter 7 bankruptcy or Chapter 13 bankruptcy they may be able to establish strong financial footing, and based on data provided by the United States Courts, they would not be alone.

A lawyer can help with the bankruptcy means test

Tennessee debtors worried about their financial future may feel overwhelmed by financial challenges, but bankruptcy may be an option. But, getting over the mental hurdles of bankruptcy can be hard, even though it is a time-tested and legal debt relief solution. Having legal assistance to walk the person through the process is essential, like understanding the means test.

Study shows large portion of Americans with credit card debt

Tennesseans who are in debt are in that position for a variety of reasons. In many cases, they will think they are alone. But, it might be beneficial to understand the statistics of debt -- particularly credit card debt -- is affecting a significant number of Americans. When the debts have become overwhelming, people must also be aware that they have alternatives, such as personal bankruptcy and other forms of debt relief to improve their situation.

Background on bankruptcy with creditors and employment

Tennesseans who are thinking about filing for bankruptcy due to financial challenges will undoubtedly consider the option due to the allure of debt relief and moving forward with his or her life. Whether it is a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, a Chapter 13 bankruptcy or some other chapter, there are certain factors that must be understood even after the case is completed. Two that frequently arise are if the creditor continues trying to collect on a discharged debt after the case has been completed and how a bankruptcy affects employment at a current job.

What should you know about the Chapter 7 bankruptcy means test?

Tennessee residents whose financial challenges have reached the degree that they are considering filing for personal bankruptcy might think that Chapter 7 bankruptcy is often the easiest solution to their issues. It is a useful way to get out of debt. However, while it is a relatively easy process to understand, there are certain rules that govern it. The "means test" is one that should be examined in depth so the person is prepared.

Important points about a discharge when filing for bankruptcy

When a Tennessean thinks about filing for bankruptcy for debt relief, there is a certain amount of personal relief when finally taking the steps necessary to move forward with the process and get clear of financial challenges. However, there are also issues that people might not be fully aware of that can come up later and leave them confused and even disappointed.

Getting the right information about pursuing personal bankruptcy

It is understandable when Tennessee residents have many questions about the bankruptcy process. After all, these individuals are facing significant financial challenges, and they want to make sure that they make the right decision about how best to achieve debt relief. The key for anyone who is contemplating whether to file for bankruptcy is to have the right information about their own unique circumstances.

Lien stripping can be the bankruptcy process that saves your home

For many Chattanooga residents, their home is one of the most important possessions in their life. It's a place where there family lives and it gives everyone in the family roots. Also, a home is a great asset to have, as property tends to appreciate as time goes on. These are just a few reasons why Chattanooga residents facing bankruptcy may be concerned about losing their home in the process.

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