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Bankruptcy Eligibility: Do I Make Too Much Money?

If you are worried about whether or not you make too much money to file for bankruptcy, you should make an appointment to discuss it in detail with an experienced California bankruptcy attorney. There are some guidelines that you can consider in order to get an idea of whether or not your situation would qualify, […]

When Does it Make Sense to Delay Filing for Bankruptcy?

Many will tell you that you should never delay filing for bankruptcy and the logic behind this type of statement makes sense. If you know that you are buried in an amount of debt that you can’t conceivably recover from, delaying can only mean that the mountain of debt will have time to grow larger. […]

The History of Bankruptcy in America

America is no stranger to bankruptcy; in fact, it’s been an ever-present entity throughout American history. This country is no stranger to financial trouble or doing what is necessary to recover from financial disaster. One thing that has changed in regards to bankruptcy in America is the face of those behind the filing. Bankruptcy is […]

The Last Substantial Changes Made to Bankruptcy Law: 2005 Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act

The bankruptcy laws haven’t changed much since President Bush signed “The Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act” into existence in 2005. With the 2005 changes, filers saw new credit counseling requirements, the addition of the Means Test, changes to the Chapter 13 repayment plan period, limitations on state exemption eligibility, homestead exemption specifications, changes […]