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Title:
How to file for chapter 7 bankruptcy
Author:
Elias, Stephen.
Personal Author:
Edition:
Eighth edition.
Publication Information:
Berkeley, CA : Nolo Press, 1999.
Physical Description:
352 pages in various pagings : illustrations ; 28 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780873375023
Format :
Book

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East Aurora Library KF1524.6 .E4 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Open Shelf
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Summary

Every year, more than a million people file for bankruptcy. This book provides a clear and complete overview of the bankruptcy process, explains the repercussions of filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy and includes step-by-step instructions and all the forms necessary to file. It clearly outlines what debts can and cannot be eliminated in bankruptcy, what property debtors risk losing, how to protect assets and rebuild credit and how to deal with aggressive credit card companies seeking speedy credit repayment.


Table of Contents

I Introduction: How to Use This Book
1 Should You File for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?
2 Your Property and Bankruptcy
3 Filling in and Filing the Bankruptcy Forms
4 Handling Your Case in Court
5 Life After Bankruptcy
6 Your House
7 Secured Debts
8 Nondischargeable Debts
9 Help Beyond the Book
Appendices
A1 State and Federal Exemption Tables
A2 Exemption Glossary
A3 Addresses of Bankruptcy Courts
A4 Tear-Out Forms
Index

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