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Bankruptcy – What is Chapter 7?

  Chapter 7 Bankruptcy – also known as liquidation bankruptcy – is the simplest, most common form of consumer bankruptcy.  In a typical Chapter 7 case, you (the debtor) can keep most, if not all, of your possessions (including a house and car).  Normally you receive a discharge of all qualifying debt within 90-120 days … Continue reading

Don’t Step in That… Common Estate Planning Mistakes, Part 2

We pick up where we left off yesterday, regarding many common estate planning mistakes that can be avoided by consulting a qualified attorney (before it’s too late, of course). 6.  Failing to plan for incapacity. I don’t know how accurate it is but I’ve heard it mentioned that the average American between the ages of … Continue reading

Don’t Step in That… Common Estate Planning Mistakes

Part 1 Okay, so you’ve read about how important a will or other estate plan can be (or maybe you haven’t yet but can remedy that by clicking here).  Now you’re thinking about your estate plan and how to provide for those people, pets, and causes you care about most after you are gone.  Here is … Continue reading