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  • Can a Car Lender Repossess a Car in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

    If you’re feeling stressed about your finances and you're being harassed by creditors, you might be considering filing for bankruptcy. With the help of an experienced Fort Worth bankruptcy attorney, you can fight for your financial freedom and obtain the best possible results for your case. At The Huebner Law Firm, PC, we help countless people get the financial freedom they need for a fresh start. ...
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  • Can Credit Companies Fight My Bankruptcy?

    One of the many questions people have regarding filing for bankruptcy is if credit card companies can fight it or get the case dismissed. Although it is rare, it is possible for a credit card company to challenge a bankruptcy by seeking to dismiss their case. However, it is more common for a credit card company to object to the discharge of a particular debt than to fight an entire bankruptcy ...
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  • The Dangers of Hiding Assets in Bankruptcy

    Nearly eight in ten Americans are in debt, meaning hundreds of millions of people across the nation owe money to another person or entity. For people with overwhelming debt, bankruptcy is a path to restoring their financial security and peace of mind; even so, it can be a frightening process. Because people fear losing their most valuable assets, some of them try to hide assets when filing for ...
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  • Will I Lose My Doctors If I Discharge the Money I Own Them?

    The United States spends more on healthcare than any other country in the world. In 2017, the United States spent about $3.5 trillion on health expenditures, which is more than twice the average among developing countries. With the average healthcare cost per person reaching $10,345 in 2016, experts predict that figure will increase to about $15,000 in 2023. If you are dealing with extensive ...
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  • How Long Do I Have to Wait to File Bankruptcy Again?

    There are many benefits to bankruptcy, including avoiding foreclosure and putting an end to creditor harassment. If you are still in debt and have financial troubles, there are no restrictions on the number of times you can file for bankruptcy. However, there is a waiting period for you depending on the type of bankruptcy you filed previously. Read below to learn more about your legal options if ...
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  • Do You Qualify for Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

    If you are struggling with debt, one possible solution is to file for Chapter 13 bankruptcy. This is a form of bankruptcy that reorganizes your debt to make it easier to handle. Under Chapter 13, the debtor repays creditors using a 3- to 5-year repayment plan. The benefits of filing for Chapter 13 bankruptcy is that it protects your assets, like your car and your home. How to Qualify for Chapter ...
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  • Does Filing for Bankruptcy Affect Your Spouse?

    Married couples share every aspect of their life with one another, even their finances. Still, sometimes one member of the marriage may need to declare bankruptcy to get out from under their debt, even if the other doesn't. If you are married, you can file for bankruptcy without your spouse. However, even if you file as an individual, it may still affect them. How Can Your Bankruptcy Affect Your ...
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  • Which Bankruptcy Option Will Allow Me to Keep My Home?

    Making the decision to declare bankruptcy is a challenging process—especially when it can jeopardize the ownership of your property. If you are thinking about declaring bankruptcy but worry about what might happen to your home, there are various ways to help you keep your house. There are two different types of bankruptcies you can file for: Chapter 7 and Chapter 13. Chapter 7 allows you to ask ...
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  • Why You Should Not Delay in Filing for Bankruptcy

    If you are waiting for your serious debt matter to turn around on its own, it is time to take action and actively pursue debt relief. Time is of the essence when it comes to bankruptcy law. You can take the first step by reaching out to our Fort Worth bankruptcy attorney to discuss your matter. There are many reasons to speak with an experienced legal counselor from the start. To begin with, ...
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  • Stuff You Keep In Bankruptcy

    When you file a bankruptcy, you get to keep property that is considered exempt under the laws of your state. Wow! That’s great: get rid of debts and keep the house, car and whatever… Of course, it’s not quite that easy and the exemptions can vary from state to state. But in Texas, you have some of the most debtor friendly exemption laws there are in any state. Those differences can be dramatic, ...
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  • Chapter 13 & Child Support Payment Plans

    As parents, we want to do everything in our power to help with our children. Wherever life takes you–whether divorce, difficulty or otherwise– you have a personal responsibility for your children. When bankruptcy comes into the picture and strains your obligations to your children, The Huebner Law Firm can help! Court ordered Child Support obligations are not dischargeable in bankruptcy , but ...
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  • How Your Credit Score Is Determined

    Your credit score reflects your ability to borrow money. The higher your score, the easier it will be to obtain a mortgage car loan, lease, credit card or other extension of credit by a lender–including banks, stores and other credit card issuers. Your credit score is reflected by your credit report and may affect a lender’s decision to grant your request to borrow money. The Three Major Credit ...
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  • Can Bankruptcy Help With Payday Loans?

    In the long-term, there is no escaping debt by continually using predatory payday loans. It always starts with “just this once”. Perhaps you need an advance of a few hundred dollars to hold you over until Friday when you get paid. You spend that money before you have it. Then, payday arrives, and they want their money, (plus interest). We call this usury. Flash forward to a week later–and now ...
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  • Can Bankruptcy Help With Medical Bills?

    The simple answer is: Of course bankruptcy can help with Medical bills! In fact, nearly 60% of bankruptcies filed in the United States are related to medical bills and most of our clients have some medical bills listed on their petitions. With the rising costs of insurance, many employers have either cut back on their programs by reducing benefits. This leads to you (as an employee) paying more ...
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  • Rebuilding Your Credit After Bankruptcy

    Although bankruptcy can be extraordinarily helpful for families who are overwhelmed with debt, many people choose not to file because they fear the effects that bankruptcy will have on their credit score. The truth is, continuing to leave your debts unpaid or even risking wage garnishment and other penalties can often be more detrimental to a credit score and a family’s overall financial situation ...
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  • Bankruptcy And Student Loans

    With the high cost of education in the United States, it’s no wonder that recent graduates and even individuals who have dropped out of college owe tens of thousands of dollars in student loans. With the difficulty of obtaining a well-paying job continuing to rise, many students are left with expensive degrees and no real way to pay for them. While declaring bankruptcy can help you get rid of many ...
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