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Las Vegas Bankruptcy and Divorce

Las Vegas Bankruptcy and Divorce

Bankruptcy and divorce often go hand in hand, or one legal proceeding follows the other. In some cases, that’s because financial stressors can be a significant factor in the deterioration of a marriage, meaning that a...




Buying a Vehicle before Filing Bankruptcy

While having reliable transportation is important for most American families, it can be critical for a debtor in Chapter 13 bankruptcy. The average Chapter 13 case lasts three to five years, and during that time the...




Payments held by Chapter 13 Trustee

When a debtor’s Chapter 13 bankruptcy case is terminated early, the first question asked is, “What happens to my money that the trustee is holding?” The answer depends on whether the Chapter 13 plan was confirmed prior...




Cram Down a House

“Cram down” is lawyer-speak for a bankruptcy court reducing a secured interest to the value of the property. For instance, if a bass boat is worth $2,000 and there is a $4,000 balance owed to the bank, the bankruptcy...




Assumption of a Lease vs. Reaffirmation

A reaffirmation agreement continues the personal liability of a debtor in secured property after the bankruptcy discharge. A reaffirmation agreement must be approved by the bankruptcy court before it is effective....