What is chapter 20 bankruptcy?

Answer Chapter 20 is the filing of a Chapter 7 bankruptcy immediately followed by a Chapter 13 bankruptcy. A Chapter 20 bankruptcy is advantageous if one must discharge unsecured debts, like credit cards,... Read More »

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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 »

What is the difference between a Chapter 11& a Chapter 13 bankruptcy?

U.S. bankruptcy laws offer individuals and businesses the opportunity to work with their creditors to reduce or eliminate oppressive debts. Typically, businesses file Chapter 11, while individuals ... Read More »

What is the difference between a Chapter 7 and a Chapter 13 bankruptcy?

Of the six types of bankruptcies authorized by the U.S. federal bankruptcy laws, two apply to individuals: Chapter 7 and Chapter 13. Chapter 7 involves complete liquidation of most personal assets ... Read More »

What is the difference between a chapter 13&a chapter 7 bankruptcy?

There are several differences between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcies. Both allow people relief from their debts, but the big difference lies in how this relief is obtained and the debts repa... Read More »