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Can One Spouse File For Bankruptcy Without The Other?
  • By: Diane Anderson, Esq.
  • Published: July 17, 2019

Dealing with financial debt is one of the most difficult challenges married couples can face. Issues like joint bank accounts, credit scores, and differing approaches to finances can create friction in otherwise healthy relationships. Money problems can also bring an onslaught of questions: What are our debt relief options? Can one spouse file bankruptcy without the other? How will this affect our individual credit scores and our financial future together? The good news is, bankruptcy doesn’t carry the same stigma…Read More

Why Filing Bankruptcy Yourself Is A Bad Idea
  • By: Diane Anderson, Esq.
  • Published: June 17, 2019

If you are facing mounting medical bills, struggling under large amounts of debt, or trying to keep your finances afloat after a long period of unemployment, it may be very tempting to consider filing bankruptcy yourself. But is that a good idea? Trying to navigate the bankruptcy process on your own can quickly become a waste of time and money. Instead of alleviating the stress you’re already dealing with, it can intensify it, as it’s easy to make…Read More

Steps To Rebuilding Credit After Bankruptcy
  • By: Diane Anderson, Esq.
  • Published: May 22, 2019

After you’ve completed your bankruptcy, it’s important to continue the positive momentum you’ve started by taking steps to rebuild your finances. And the first place to start is your credit. Although bankruptcy may not hurt your credit score as much as you anticipated, it’s likely that you took a hit. And it will be listed on your credit report for seven to 10 years, depending on which type you filed, which can impact your credit opportunities. Don’t despair,…Read More

How Often Can You File Bankruptcy?
  • By: Diane Anderson, Esq.
  • Published: April 11, 2019

How Often Can You File Bankruptcy? The answer varies, depending on what type of bankruptcy you want to file and what type you have filed in the past. You will also need to review the timing of your past bankruptcy and how it was resolved. That’s because what really matters is not when you last filed bankruptcy, but when you last received a bankruptcy discharge. If you have filed bankruptcy in the past, a Jacksonville bankruptcy attorney can help…Read More

When Can A Bank Repossess Someone’s Car?
  • By: Diane Anderson, Esq.
  • Published: February 21, 2019

If you are behind on your car payments, you may be searching for ways to avoid repossession. But when can a bank repossess someone’s car? And what can you do about it? Below, we dispel some common car repossession myths, and explain what you can do to protect your vehicle. To learn more about bankruptcy and car repo, call The Law Offices of Diane Anderson to speak to a Jackson CA bankruptcy attorney today. Myths About Car Repossession Even if you’re…Read More

What Is An Automatic Stay? How Can It Protect You From Creditors?
  • By: Diane Anderson, Esq.
  • Published: January 29, 2019

If you are considering Chapter 7 bankruptcy or Chapter 13 bankruptcy, the automatic stay may be a compelling reason to file. But what is an automatic stay? And how can it protect you if you are in bankruptcy proceedings? Contact The Law Office of Diane Anderson today to learn more. What Is An Automatic Stay? Upon filing bankruptcy, the court will issue an order that will immediately stop most legal actions being taken against you and your property. This is called an automatic…Read More

Can Bankruptcy Stop Foreclosure?
  • By: Diane Anderson, Esq.
  • Published: December 28, 2018

Filing for bankruptcy can halt any creditor action against you. But can bankruptcy stop foreclosure? While it can stall the process, it can’t stall it forever. There are, however, ways that that bankruptcy can help you protect your home. If you are facing foreclosure, our Jacksonville bankruptcy attorney can help. Contact the Law Office of Diane Anderson to learn more. What Is The Foreclosure Process? Banks can’t simply kick you to the curb as soon as you miss a payment. Generally,…Read More

Which Chapter Should You File? Chapter 7 Vs Chapter 13
  • By: Diane Anderson, Esq.
  • Published: April 24, 2018

You’re drowning in debt and in desperate need for relief from your hounding creditors. You’re considering bankruptcy, and the protections it has to offer. But which chapter should you file? Below, we discuss the advantages and disadvantages of filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy vs Chapter 13 bankruptcy. Why File For Bankruptcy? When deciding to file for bankruptcy under Chapter 7 vs Chapter 13, it is important to understand that either chapter could help you manage your debts, such as the following: Home mortgage…Read More

What To Expect At A 341 Meeting Of Creditors
  • By: Diane Anderson, Esq.
  • Published: March 26, 2018

When you’re dealing with a difficult financial situation, the last thing you want to attend is a meeting of creditors. However, everyone who files bankruptcy must attend a 341 hearing. During this time, your attorney will be by your side and help you answer questions about your bankruptcy. If you’re considering filing bankruptcy or have an upcoming meeting of creditors, contact The Law Offices of Diane Anderson today at (530) 317-5556. What Is A Meeting Of Creditors? A meeting of creditors…Read More

When To Consider Filing For Business Bankruptcy
  • By: Diane Anderson, Esq.
  • Published: January 17, 2018

If you’re swimming in debt and are considering a business bankruptcy, we can help. When you start a business, you have high expectations for success. However, some businesses face bumps in the road along the way. You may feel like you have little control over your income and expenses right now. It’s important to seek the help of a compassionate business bankruptcy attorney in California like Diane Anderson. Call us today at (530) 317-5556 for a free consultation. What Is…Read More

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