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Protecting Your Home Equity and Bankruptcy

Many who find themselves in financial straits worry about the fact that they have worked hard to purchase a home and pay substantial sums of money towards paying off the loan so they could own outright. When the time comes that you realize that you are about to be sued for nonpayment, the first thing […]

Becoming Debt Free: Your Third Step

The third step in becoming debt free is to file for bankruptcy. The fact that they call it “filing” takes away from the excitement of the idea, but it’s a big day for you! Your bankruptcy attorney will file your bankruptcy electronically so it can be submitted anytime 24/7. The electronic process also means that […]

Who Is Notified When You File for Bankruptcy in California?

Many individuals who consider filing for bankruptcy immediately start to worry about who will know that they have filed. They can’t help but wonder, who exactly knows when you file for bankruptcy? When you file for bankruptcy, the filings will become a part of the public record (as will most court records). Having said that, […]

Remove a Judgment Lien in Bankruptcy

When judgment creditors attempt to collect a judgment, one of the first steps they often take is to place a lien on the judgment debtor’s home. Creditors in California are required to create a lien by recording an Abstract of Judgment at the county recorder’s office. It’s a serious matter, but bankruptcy can help you […]