Maryland Bankruptcy Blog

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Need Relief from Debt? Hire a Bankruptcy Attorney

Are you struggling with overwhelming debt? Hiring a bankruptcy attorney can provide much-needed relief. A bankruptcy lawyer is a legal professional who specializes in helping individuals eliminate or restructure their debts through the bankruptcy process. By working with an experienced bankruptcy attorney, you can get expert guidance on the best path forward for your unique

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What Is a Bankruptcy Adversary Proceeding? Overview and Rules

A bankruptcy adversary proceeding is a separate lawsuit filed within an existing bankruptcy case. These proceedings are governed by specific rules and procedures, making it crucial for both debtors and creditors to understand them. Adversary proceedings allow parties to resolve disputes that arise during the bankruptcy process, such as objections to discharge, determination of dischargeability,

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How Bankruptcy Can Stop Wage Garnishment | What to Know

Wage garnishment is when a creditor gets a court order requiring your employer to withhold money from your paycheck to pay off a debt. Filing for bankruptcy can stop wage garnishments through an automatic stay. This immediately stops most creditors from garnishing your wages, providing relief. Bankruptcy may also discharge certain debts, eliminating the need

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Avoid Foreclosure: Strategies to Keep Your Home

Facing foreclosure can be an overwhelming and stressful situation, but there are strategies available to help you keep your home. Foreclosure occurs when a homeowner fails to make their mortgage payments, potentially leading to the loss of their property and severe damage to their credit score. However, by taking prompt action and seeking professional guidance,

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What is an advantage of declaring Chapter 7 bankruptcy?

Ever felt like you’re sinking under a mountain of bills? You’re not alone. Chapter 7 bankruptcy might just be the lifeline you need. It’s like hitting a reset button on your finances, giving you a fresh start without the heavy weight of debt. This legal option can sweep away many of your unsecured debts and

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Why File Chapter 7 Bankruptcy in 2024

Filing for chapter 7 bankruptcy wipes out most of your debts while allowing you to keep certain assets. This is called “liquidation bankruptcy.” A chapter 7 bankruptcy clears away credit card bills, medical debts, personal loans, and other unsecured debts that you cannot pay back. The court sells any assets that are not protected, like

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