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  • Debunking Popular Bankruptcy Myths
    Debunking Popular Bankruptcy Myths

    From the way it is portrayed in the media, it might seem like everyone has an opinion about bankruptcy – or that the process is inherently negative. All this to say there are a lot of myths and ...

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  • What Is a Lien and How Does It Work?
    What Is a Lien and How Does It Work?

    A lien is a claim against someone else’s property that provides security or collateral when one party loans money to another. If you are paying off your car or your home, chances are you have a lien ...

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  • Can Creditors Take Your House in Georgia?
    Can Creditors Take Your House in Georgia?

    In Georgia, creditors cannot take your house, but they can put a judgment lien on your property . To do this, creditors must first have a judgment entered by the court – usually a settlement or ...

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  • Yes, You Can Still Buy a Car After Bankruptcy
    Yes, You Can Still Buy a Car After Bankruptcy

    We’ll Explain How: Even after bankruptcy , you can still buy a car using cash or credit. No matter your situation, there should be an option that works for you. As long as you wait until you receive ...

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  • What Are Nonexempt Assets in a Bankruptcy?
    What Are Nonexempt Assets in a Bankruptcy?

    In Chapter 7 bankruptcy , you must sell your nonexempt assets to pay off as many of your debts as possible. If the court deems your assets unnecessary in maintaining a minimal standard of living, ...

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  • What Is the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act?
    What Is the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act?

    When ends don’t meet and you fall into debt, you may face the unwelcome experience of creditor harassment from debt collectors. These are generally collection agencies that are third-party collectors, ...

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