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No Link Found Between Bankruptcy and Employment Prospects

When people file for bankruptcy, it may make it harder to get a loan. However, it may not necessarily mean that companies in Oregon or elsewhere in the United States won’t hire them.

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Creditor Found in Violation of Automatic Bankruptcy Stay

A person in Oregon who files for a Chapter 7 bankruptcy can expect creditors to be issued an automatic stay. This requires creditors to stop actions against the debtor, including pursuing repossession or other actions to collect the debt.

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What Are the Short- and Long-Term Credit Impacts of Bankruptcy?

One of the most common reasons people give for not wanting to file bankruptcy is concern about the impact of bankruptcy on their credit score and future creditworthiness. Most people only know that bankruptcy will have an immediate negative impact on their score and will be on their credit report for years.

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Avoiding Frequent Mistakes Made in Estate Planning

Estate planning in Oregon can be a worrisome issue with people wondering how to ensure their loved ones are protected. Probate is the process in which the estate is settled after a person has died.

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Can Bankruptcy Save My Home?

The question of whether bankruptcy could save your home depends on a variety of factors. However, most people who qualify for personal bankruptcy in Oregon also qualify for a significant exemption to protect the value they hold in their home.

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Encircling Debt Makes It Hard to See Where Bankruptcy Could Help

Money can be a great source of concern for many people, and all too often, your problems slowly creep up. It can be hard to know when enough is enough when you’re stuck on the inside for so long.

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Should You Reaffirm Your Mortgage After Bankruptcy?

When you find yourself in over your head with debt, you may consider filing for bankruptcy. Bankruptcy is the process by which you settle with your creditors in court.

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What Information Do I Need for My Bankruptcy Petition?

Your bankruptcy petition is a very important document. You must file it with the Oregon bankruptcy court to start your bankruptcy. This document must contain all the information the court will need to conduct your hearing and finalize your bankruptcy.

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How Does a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Work?

In Oregon and around the nation, countless people have continued to struggle with how to stay on top of their debt, despite the relatively healthy and booming economy over the last several years. Whether due to excessive out-of-pocket medical costs, job loss, divorce or some other factor, many consumers have found that filing for bankruptcy offers them the chance to start over and be free of their debt.

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Can Creditors Object to Debt Discharge?

When filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, debtors can have a great portion of their debt discharged. However, creditors can also have a say in the process, and in some cases, creditors may even object to discharges depending on the circumstances. The United States Courts explain how Chapter 7 discharges actually work and what to expect from the process.

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