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Title:
The new bankruptcy : will it work for you?
Author:
O'Neill, Cara (Lawyer), author.
Edition:
7th edition.
Publication Information:
[Berkeley, California] : Nolo, 2018.

©2018
Physical Description:
452 pages : charts, forms ; 23 cm
Summary:
"You know bankruptcy will help you get back on your financial feet. But which chapter type is best? The New Bankruptcy explains the benefits of Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy. You'll learn that Chapter 7 bankruptcy will: wipe out credit card balances, utility bills, and more, protect property you need to work and live, take about four to six months to complete. Chapter 13 bankruptcy works by keeping creditors at bay while you: catch up on a house or car payment, pay off an overdue tax or support balance, pay less on other debt, such as credit cards and student loans. The 7th edition includes legal updates, worksheets, easy-to-use charts, and a sample bankruptcy filing on the latest official legal forms"--back cover.
General Note:
"Covers Chapter 7 & Chapter 13 bankruptcy"--Cover.

"Covers fully revised official bankruptcy forms"--Cover.

Includes index.
Language:
English
Contents:
What is bankruptcy? -- Who can file for bankruptcy -- How bankruptcy affects your debts -- Your property and bankruptcy -- Your home -- What happens to personal property that secures a loan -- Making the decision -- Your credit cards -- Your job, freedom, and self-respect -- Bankruptcy forms and procedures -- Getting help with your bankruptcy -- Alternatives to bankruptcy.
ISBN:
9781413324303
Format :
Book