Can filing bankruptcy affect my job?

Answer Your employer is not notified of a bankruptcy filing and cannot fire you because of it under the United States Bankruptcy Code. Your employer may be notified only if garnishment of your wages is wa... Read More »

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Will filing bankruptcy affect your car insurance?

Answer I have file for Chapter 7 twice and it has had no effect on my car insurance.

Does Filing Bankruptcy Affect Credit Scores?

Your credit score can be affected by bankruptcy--in a negative way, of course. Bankruptcy can affect the cost you pay for other credit products. It might take a while to fix the damaging effects of... Read More »

Can Filing Bankruptcy Prevent a Creditor From Filing a Mechanic's Lien?

A significant benefit of a bankruptcy filing is the automatic stay. The automatic stay is a court injunction that automatically prevents the filing of any liens and lawsuits once the bankruptcy cas... Read More »

How soon after filing a chapter 7 bankruptcy can you file a chapter 13 bankruptcy?

The U.S. Bankruptcy Code allows debtors to file for bankruptcy multiple times, but has changed the number of years you must wait between filings. Previously, a debtor could file under either Chapt... Read More »