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  • Nationwide Bankruptcy Filings Down for 2012
    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?
    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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  • Can I add new creditors to a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy after the plan was confirmed?
    Can I add new creditors to a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy after the plan was confirmed?

    Yes. It is not too late to include omitted creditors into your original schedules so long as the debt was incurred prior to the filing of your bankruptcy. In order to add new creditors into the ...

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  • Do I Really Need an Attorney to File for Bankruptcy?
    Do I Really Need an Attorney to File for Bankruptcy?

    Many people who are considering filing for bankruptcy are looking for the most cost-effective way to do so. Afterall, a person needing a bankruptcy usually doesn't have a large sum of money that can ...

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  • Can I Lose My Job if I File for Bankruptcy?
    Can I Lose My Job if I File for Bankruptcy?

    Federal law prohibits employers from firing employees simply because they have filed for bankruptcy . Because of this, employers cannot fire someone if the only reason is that they filed for ...

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  • Orange County Bankruptcy Filings Rise in February 2012
    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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