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11 June 2017

Can I File Bankruptcy Again?

You’ve filed for bankruptcy, received a discharge from the bankruptcy trustee and now you’ve been hit by more financial troubles. Can you file a second time for bankruptcy protection? The answer is yes – depending on your particular situation – but getting the advice of a bankruptcy lawyer is quite important in this situation. Sometimes, […]

Can I File Bankruptcy In Illinois Or Missouri Without An Attorney?

In Illinois and Missouri, corporations and companies with more than a single owner are required to file bankruptcy through an attorney. Alternatively, individuals may legally file bankruptcy without being represented by a bankruptcy attorney. However, you will be hard-pressed to find anyone, attorney or not, that will recommend undertaking such a complicated legal endeavor without […]

Can I Buy a Home After Bankruptcy?

One of the most common questions asked by people who are considering bankruptcy is if it will be possible to purchase a home while the bankruptcy remains on their credit reports. The answer to this question is not simple, but it is possible to buy a home after filing for bankruptcy. In the right circumstances, […]

The Origin of the Word Bankruptcy

Laws concerning bankruptcy are some of the oldest in existence. Debt has been around for about as long as money and forgiveness of debt has been institutionalized for thousands of years. The modern term for bankrupt individuals or merchants came later, but has been used since the time of the Roman Empire. The Practice Of […]

Benefits of Hiring a Bankruptcy Only Law Firm

In personal bankruptcy cases in Southern Illinois and Missouri, the law allows individuals to choose the manner in which they want to file the proper papers declaring bankruptcy. That could include law firms with little or no specific bankruptcy expertise, an online document filing enterprise or filing the required paperwork without any help at all. […]

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