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How Does Chapter 7 and 13 Bankruptcy Affect My Credit?

The number one reason why most people never consider bankruptcy is because they think it will destroy their credit and their ability to get credit in the future. But this isn’t true. Bankruptcy is a legal way for you to responsibly address your financial situation. Most people see a significant increase in their credit score …

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How Bankruptcy is Affected by Inheritance

When you file bankruptcy, you are required to disclose all of your assets. This includes any inheritance you may receive (even if you have not received it). The most important fact regarding an inheritance is when the person passed away.  If you receive the inheritance before filing, then you should discuss with your attorney on …

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