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Can You File for Bankruptcy on Student Loans?

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Student loan debt is a significant burden for many Americans, and the question of whether it can be discharged in bankruptcy is a common concern. While bankruptcy can provide relief from various types of debt, student loans are notoriously difficult to discharge. However, it is not impossible. The general rule is that student loans… Read More »

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What Happens to My Retirement Accounts if I Declare Bankruptcy?

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Declaring bankruptcy is a significant step that can provide relief from overwhelming debt, but it also raises many questions about your financial future. One common concern for individuals considering bankruptcy is the fate of their retirement accounts. When you file for bankruptcy, your assets and liabilities are scrutinized to determine how your debts will… Read More »

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The Automatic Stay for Stopping Lawsuits in Their Tracks

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The automatic stay in bankruptcy serves as a powerful shield for individuals overwhelmed by financial distress. This legal provision halts most creditors in their tracks, providing debtors with much-needed respite and a chance to reorganize their finances. At Wadhwani & Shanfeld, we recognize the significance of the automatic stay in the bankruptcy process and… Read More »

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The Impact of Bankruptcy on Employment-Related Lawsuits

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The decision to file for bankruptcy carries wide-ranging implications, extending into various facets of an individual’s life, including their employment. Knowing how bankruptcy affects employment-related lawsuits is important, particularly for those embroiled in them, whether as plaintiffs seeking redress for wrongful termination and discrimination or as defendants navigating claims against them. At Wadhwani &… Read More »

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Bankruptcy and Personal Injury Lawsuits

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Navigating the financial aftermath of a personal injury, whether you’re the plaintiff seeking compensation or the defendant facing a lawsuit, can be incredibly challenging. Adding bankruptcy into the mix complicates matters further, raising questions about the impact on ongoing or potential personal injury lawsuits. At Wadhwani & Shanfeld, we understand the complexities at this… Read More »

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Lien Stripping in Bankruptcy: Removing Judgment Liens from Your Property

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For many individuals facing financial distress, the burden of judgment liens attached to their property can feel like an insurmountable obstacle to regaining financial stability. Fortunately, bankruptcy offers a legal pathway known as “lien stripping” that can potentially remove these liens, providing much-needed relief. At Wadhwani & Shanfeld, we understand the complexities surrounding lien… Read More »

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The Impact of Bankruptcy on Child Support and Alimony

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In the midst of financial turmoil, filing for bankruptcy can seem like a beacon of hope for many struggling with overwhelming debt. However, for individuals with obligations such as child support and alimony, the intersection of bankruptcy law and family law presents a complex landscape. At Wadhwani & Shanfeld, we understand the nuances involved… Read More »

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Dealing with Joint Debts in Divorce and Bankruptcy

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Navigating the financial complexities of a divorce can be challenging, especially when intertwined with the prospect of bankruptcy. One of the most pressing concerns for couples in this situation is the management of joint debts. At Wadhwani & Shanfeld, we understand the intricacies involved and are committed to providing clarity and guidance on how… Read More »

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The 3-2-240 Rule Explained: Discharging Tax Debts in Bankruptcy

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Navigating the complexities of bankruptcy and IRS tax debts can be confusing for many individuals. A crucial aspect of understanding how to manage or discharge tax debts through bankruptcy involves the “3-2-240 Rule.” This rule outlines specific conditions under which tax debts may be eligible for discharge in bankruptcy proceedings. At Wadhwani & Shanfeld,… Read More »

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Can Bankruptcy Discharge IRS Tax Debts? Understanding Your Options

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Facing IRS tax debts can be a daunting challenge, leaving many individuals feeling trapped by their financial obligations. However, bankruptcy offers a potential pathway to relief for those burdened by tax debts. The possibility of discharging IRS tax debts in bankruptcy is a complex area of law governed by specific rules and conditions. Contact… Read More »

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