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

There are many reasons to file for bankruptcy. It can give you a break if you are financially crushed by debt, it can stop creditors from taking aggressive collection measures against you, and it can give you invaluable time to gain control of your financial situation.

Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “Does Bankruptcy stop foreclosure?”

The Orange County probation department received a “scolding” this week from a federal court for hounding a California mother into bankruptcy and beyond to pay the $16,000 it said she owed them for incarcerating her son in a juvenile detention facility.

Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “Can I keep my house if I file bankruptcy?”

Most people assume that bankruptcy means a blank slate, a chance to start over fresh. While this is true with some categories of debt, it is important to note that a bankruptcy will not wipe away everything. Under the Bankruptcy Code, there are some categories of debt that are exempt form discharge, know as Section 523 exceptions. These exceptions apply to individuals filing Chapters 7, 11, 12 and, with some caveats, Chapter 13 bankruptcies. To find out more about the debts that you may never be able to fully escape, keep reading.

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