Bankruptcy from A to Z, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy from A to Z – 7 Assumptions You Need to Rethink

If you’ve done a little research about bankruptcy on the internet, you’ve probably read some things you’ve assumed to be true. You also probably know the old saying about assuming. With that in mind, here are seven assumptions you may need to rethink. 1. I make too much money to file bankruptcy It is possible […]

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The Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Plan for Newnan, Georgia (GA) Bankruptcy

The chapter 13 bankruptcy plan is the center-piece of a chapter 13 bankruptcy case. The plan determines how all of your creditors will be treated in the bankruptcy and how much you have to pay. The plan will typically have several sections. This post is to give you an overview of the chapter 13 plan […]

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4 Ways Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Plans Can Solve Debt Problems With Cars

Americans love their cars. Unfortunately, our cars often get us into financial trouble and then we find ourselves in what we think is a no win situation. Maybe you are behind on car payments or maybe you are so far upside down in a car that you don’t see any way out from under it. […]

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Chapter 13 Red Flags

Chapter 13 cases can be difficult to put together and if you or your attorney throw up any of the following red-flags, it will be much more difficult to get your case confirmed. Not making your pre-confirmation chapter 13 plan payments – nothing will get your case dismissed quicker than missing your payments. Your first […]

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Newnan, GA Bankruptcy Court – What to expect at the 341 Meeting of Creditors

The Bankruptcy Trustee Runs the Show If you are filing for bankruptcy in Georgia and live in the following counties – Carroll, Coweta, Fayette, Haralson, Heard, Meriwether, Pike, Spalding or Troup – the Bankruptcy Court in Newnan, GA will have jurisdiction over your case. That means all of your court proceedings will be governed by […]

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Filing Chapter 13 Bankruptcy in Newnan, Georgia

What happens if you decide to file a chapter 13 bankruptcy case with us? First you will have met with a Newnan bankruptcy lawyer – in this case me – Rick Palmer.  At your meeting we will go over all of your options to resolve your debt issues. In this example, you’ve decided to file […]

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Will I Lose My House if I File Bankruptcy?

As a Newnan, Georgia bankruptcy lawyer, I review the potential bankruptcy consequences of home ownership almost everyday.  The considerations can be numerous, but here are a few of the basic principals for determining whether you could lose your home by filing bankruptcy. You most certainly can lose your house by filing a bankruptcy case – […]

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What is the difference between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

One of the most common questions I get about bankruptcy is “What is the difference between a chapter 13 bankruptcy case and a chapter 7 bankruptcy case. For this post we will discuss the differences and some of the factors that might affect whether you choose one or the other. Chapter 7 bankruptcy allows you […]