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  • By: Bach Law Offices, Inc.
  • Published: May 18, 2021

Whether you fail to make the monthly payments or meet certain deadlines, there are several ways a Chapter 13 bankruptcy case can be dismissed. Once the court dismisses your case, the automatic stay that prevents creditors from collecting debts from you will no longer be in effect, which makes you liable for all your debts. So, what happens if your…Read More

  • By: Bach Law Offices, Inc.
  • Published: May 11, 2021

When you file for bankruptcy, you must properly complete your bankruptcy papers, adhere to all local and federal rules, and appear in all mandatory hearings. Failure to comply at any point of the legal process can result in the bankruptcy court dismissing your case. When your bankruptcy case is dismissed before you receive a discharge, you will lose the automatic-stay…Read More

  • By: Bach Law Offices, Inc.
  • Published: April 16, 2021

Whether you are going through bankruptcy or trying to improve your credit afterward, you need to be smart about using your credit cards. Although they provide you with spending flexibility, especially if you are strapped for cash, failure to pay your balance in full at the end of the month can harm you in the long run. The following are…Read More

  • By: Bach Law Offices, Inc.
  • Published: April 9, 2021

If a pending personal injury lawsuit has finally been resolved after you filed for bankruptcy in Illinois, you may be wondering what happens to your award or settlement. Fortunately, you can protect certain property through bankruptcy exemptions. Personal Injury Settlement Exemptions According to Illinois bankruptcy law, a debtor can exempt up to $15,000 in personal injury recoveries. The law also…Read More

  • By: Bach Law Offices, Inc.
  • Published: March 23, 2021

Whether you file for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy in Illinois, homeowners may benefit from the state’s homestead exemption, which protects equity in your home. What Is The Homestead Exemption? The homestead exemption is applicable to both real and personal property that you claim as a residence, from houses and condominiums to mobile homes and shares in a co-op.…Read More

  • By: Bach Law Offices, Inc.
  • Published: March 16, 2021

If you believe that bankruptcy is the best option to finally overcome your massive debt, then you must first meet with an experienced and knowledgeable attorney to figure out if bankruptcy is the best course of action. In order to obtain the best possible advice, you must prepare for your initial meeting with a lawyer. Do Not Feel Embarrassed Or…Read More

  • By: Bach Law Offices, Inc.
  • Published: February 23, 2021

Cellphones have become one of the most essential items we carry, just like a wallet, purse, or set of keys. Without our phones, performing tasks throughout the day, including work-related duties. In the distant past, bankruptcy courts used to consider cellphones as luxury items because they were not as common as it is today. Now, most people do not have…Read More

  • By: Bach Law Offices, Inc.
  • Published: February 16, 2021

As part of President Joe Biden’s commitment to provide immediate relief for American families who fell behind on mortgage payments and rent during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Agriculture, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, and the Department of Veterans Affairs announced a coordinated extension and expansion of forbearance and foreclosure relief programs on February 16, 2021. About…Read More

  • By: Bach Law Offices, Inc.
  • Published: January 29, 2021

If you decide to file for bankruptcy, you may be concerned about how that will impact your credit score. Even if you do not file for bankruptcy and you continue to fall behind your bills, the truth is that your credit score has already taken a significant hit, especially if you are facing foreclosure or vehicle repossession. But remember, a…Read More

  • By: Bach Law Offices, Inc.
  • Published: January 22, 2021

Whether you about to file for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy, the court will appoint a “bankruptcy trustee” to oversee the administration of the case. The duties and responsibilities of the trustee depend on the type of bankruptcy that is filed. But first, it is important to understand what a “bankruptcy estate” is before knowing the role of a…Read More

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