Articles Tagged with Chapter 7 protection

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Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “Are my 401k and IRA protected in bankruptcy?”

Normally, arbitration comes up in the context of personal injury cases. A good example is one of the most common instances of arbitration language, which is in nursing home admittance paperwork. The nursing homes include language requiring arbitration, which shields the nursing home from the public, lengthy, expensive and uncertain courtroom litigation process and instead allows them much greater control by requiring all potential plaintiffs to bring their disputes before an arbitrator. This has come under attack in recent years, as many argue that arbitration clauses, especially arbitration clauses that restrict consumers, are unfair.

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Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “What are the pros and cons of bankruptcy?”

For many people and businesses, deciding whether or not to file for bankruptcy protection is the pinnacle of their financial woes. Carefully weighing the pros and cons of this decision is something to which we have dedicated many a line of text on this blog.

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Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “What is Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?”

Those without previous knowledge may not realize that Chapter 7 bankruptcy isn’t something that is automatically available to everyone. Instead, you must first qualify before a court will allow you to pursue a Chapter 7 liquidation bankruptcy. So what do you need to do to qualify? The bankruptcy code requires filers to pass what’s known as a means test. To learn more about the means tests and how they work, keep reading.