Some things you should consider and know before filing

Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

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Which Bankruptcy: Chapter 7 or Chapter 13?


To make the best decision about which form of bankruptcy to file, first gather this information.

Can You File Chapter 13 if You Own a Home?


Just because you own a home doesn't mean you can't file for a "fresh start" bankruptcy.

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Beware: A Failed Chapter 13 Bankruptcy May Cost You Your Home


A Chapter 13 bankruptcy plan can protect your home, but not complying with it can cost you plenty.

Paying off Chapter 13 Plan Early


It seems smart to pay off your Chapter 13 bankruptcy early, but there's a good reason to wait.

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Adjusting a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Repayment Plan


What would she need to do to get the payments reduced to her new lower income?

Convert from Chapter 13 to Chapter 7 in Bankruptcy?


Certain requirements must be met before you can convert your bankruptcy from Chapter 13 to Chapter 7.

Am I a good candidate for bankruptcy?

Is Chapter 13 an Option after Chapter 7?


A Chapter 7 case in the past won't stop you from a Chapter 13 bankruptcy in the future.

Can I Defer Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Payments?


With a smaller paycheck, it may be necessary to alter how much you can pay back in bankruptcy.

4 Reasons Your Bankruptcy Payment Can Grow in Chapter 13


Your bankruptcy payments could jump in Chapter 13 as your financial picture improves.

4 Limits on Modifying a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy


You can lower your Chapter 13 bankruptcy payment, if you're not hung up by one of these obstacles.

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