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Are My Co-Signers Affected by My Bankruptcy?

Your Credit Report & Their Liability   Your bankruptcy is your own bankruptcy and not anyone else's. Thus, your bankruptcy will not affect the credit of any co-signers you may have (see our Bankruptcy Myths page for more about...

Pets in Bankruptcy: Both Assets and Expenses

Even the Family Dog Must Be Disclosed All of a person's assets and all of a person's expenses are listed and accounted for in a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy petition. A pet is both an asset and, as every pet-owner knows, an expense....

Why Reaffirming Mortgages Is A Very Bad Idea

  Guest Post by Michael Goldstein, attorney in Massachusetts. You are in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy to eliminate your overwhelming debt.  As part of your debt, you owe money to a mortgage company for your home.  What many people do not...

Can I Get Married While In Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

Marriage During Chapter 13 Bankruptcy: New Expenses and Income Increasing Household Income by Adding Another Person In a Chapter 13 bankruptcy, you must commit all of your available household income to your Chapter 13 payment plan. What...
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