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Nationwide Bankruptcy Filings Down for 2012

The total number of bankruptcy filings for all federal courts decreased by 14% in 2012, with a total number of 1,261,140 cases filed last year. (Should be noted that this number is for Fiscal Year ...
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Who Is Notified or Able to Know About a Personal Bankruptcy Filing?

Filing for bankruptcy is a very personal thing. Because of the stigma associated with filing for bankruptcy, most people want the process to be as discreet as possible. One of the major concerns is ...
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Orange County Bankruptcy Filings Rise in February 2012

For the past month of February there were 1,404 bankruptcy filings in Orange County. This number rose from 1,348 filings in January, despite February being a shorter month. Compared to 2011, February ...
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Orange County Bankruptcy Filings Decline for January 2012

Bankruptcy filings in Orange County for January 2012 totaled 1,348. This is a 9.8% decline from 1,495 filings for January 2011. Los Angeles County saw a decline of 11.9% and Riverside/San Bernardino ...
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What Happens to Attorney Fees When I File Bankruptcy?

In your lifetime, you may incur debts related to legal services. In other words, you will probably end up owing one attorney a lot of money. So the question is then whether you can discharge attorney ...
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OC Property Management Firm Grubb & Ellis Files for Bankruptcy

Grubb & Ellis, a commerical real estate managment firm based in Santa Ana has filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy. The bankruptcy filing in the Souther District of New York listed the companies assets ...
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Orange County Bankruptcies Fall for 2011

In 2011, the total number of bankruptcy filings for Orange County was 18,372. This number was actually down from 18,863 bankruptcies filed in 2010. Though total filings were down, it should be noted ...
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Hostess Files for Bankruptcy, However Twinkies Are Here to Stay!

Hostess Brands Inc. has recently filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, allowing the company to remain in business while restructuring its debts. It was reported that the company was having ...
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Organizing Your Financial Records

Throughout the course of the year you probably receive numerous financial statements, many of which are probably living in a large pile of papers. It is important to keep your financial records ...
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Rapper Young Buck may lose his name in his Bankruptcy

Rapper Young Buck, whose real name is David Darnell Brown recently had his Chapter 11 bankruptcy converted to a Chapter 7 bankruptcy. As a result, Young Buck can possibly lose his ability to keep ...
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