Who is eligible to file for bankruptcy?

Answer The Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 added steps to the filing process, but many Americans in financial crisis are still eligible to file for bankruptcy protection. I... Read More »

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Who is eligible to file for social security disability?

You may be eligible for Social Security disability benefits if you have worked at jobs covered by Social Security, can no longer work because of a disability and have been or will be disabled for a... Read More »

I quit my job and some one told me to file for uneployment am i eligible?

In order to be eligible for unemployment benefits you have to meet a bunch of qualifications:1. You must have been a full time employee (40 hours a week minimum)2. You must have been laid off or ... 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 »

Can I file for bankruptcy on SSI?

You can file bankruptcy while receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI). Federal law protects SSI payments from bankruptcy proceedings. However, SSI payments can be garnished to pay back taxes, ... Read More »