Student Loans and Bankruptcy: Current Law and Proposed Changes

A showing of undue hardship is required for bankruptcy discharge of student loan debt.
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Rebuilding Credit after Bankruptcy

Rebuilding credit after Chapter 7 liquidation bankruptcy is not impossible. It may take some time and you will initially pay higher interest rates for credit, but there are some steps you can take that may soon put you back in the good graces of creditors.
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How to Meet the Post-Filing Debtor Education Requirement

Debtor education requirement for Chapter 7 or 13 bankruptcy discharge can be met online, by phone or in person.
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The Chapter 7 Means Test

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy is designed to provide relief to people who, without question, cannot pay their debts. To meet this standard, the law requires you to prove that you sincerely do not have the means to pay your debts. This does not mean you have to be completely broke in order to f
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Bankruptcy 101: What it is and how it can help

Bankruptcy is the process whereby the federal bankruptcy court either eliminates all consumer debt or approves a repayment plan proposed by the debtor. There are several different chapters of the bankruptcy code that allow for the discharge of debts. Which one works for you depends on
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Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

Chapter 7 bankruptcy is referred to in the Bankruptcy Code as liquidation bankruptcy. This is based on the authority of the bankruptcy court to sell your assets in order to pay your creditors. In reality, federal and state laws allow certain types of property to be exempt from a bankr
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