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What are the rules and advantages of filing for Chapter 13?

Financial issues can affect anyone whether they're from Massachusetts or elsewhere around the nation. If these problems become too overwhelming, many are reluctant to consider various forms of bankruptcy due to the misplaced belief that they're shirking their commitment to pay their creditors. However, there are many advantages to getting the fresh financial start that Chapter 13 bankruptcy can provide and it's important to understand them before dismissing the idea out of hand.

Lenders garnishing wages across US and Massachusetts

One of the challenges of trying to eliminate debt is high interest rates, which in turn, creates higher balances. With the cost of owing money increasing, finding a fresh financial start can be difficult. Lenders have turned to practices of garnishing wages in Massachusetts and other states as people have fallen behind on payments. Debt relief options are available to those who are struggling with making payments, and they can help stop wage garnishment and address the root of the problem.

What is Chapter 13 bankruptcy?

When an individual in the state of Massachusetts is struggling with debt, he or she may feel overwhelmed by the amount of financial material that is available. Having financial difficulties is challenging, especially if a person doesn't know about the available options. There are several categories of bankruptcy that may be applicable when someone is considering options for dealing with a large amount of consumer or medical debt. One of those options is Chapter 13 bankruptcy.

Thirteen states settle lending dispute affecting Mass. soldiers

Predatory lending companies often prioritize profits over helping people solve debt problems. In Massachusetts, if someone is struggling with debt and involved with a predatory lender, he or she can seek financial help that can stop harassment by creditors. Often, a company will resort to calling people at home and work in as harassing a manner as possible. Financial reorganization of assets can put a stop to creditor harassment and their often-predatory ways of doing business.

Chapter 13 bankruptcy can provide debt relief for many

Most people don't choose to have a lot of debt. In Massachusetts, debt accumulation can anchor some people to living month-to-month while dealing with harassing creditors. It may seem like there are no options when predatory creditors call day and night. Fortunately, options like debt reorganization bankruptcy can help residents get out of a harassed lifestyle. Some creditors will go to unsavory extreme lengths to attempt to collect on debt.

Chapter 13 bankruptcy impact on credit in Massachusetts

One of the challenges for Massachusetts residents when considering bankruptcy is choosing from a variety of options available. There are several options to choose from that can bring about debt relief. One of the options is filing for Chapter 13 bankruptcy, which can allow someone in debt to pay off creditors and get his or her life back on track.

Massachusetts' student debts causes financial challenges

When a Massachusetts resident is struggling with student loan payments, it can mean that their credit card payments will suffer as well. Being in debt is difficult, but, fortunately, there are options for individuals and families. Looking at different legal recourses for reorganizing, a person's assets can offer significant debt relief. One option to consider for Massachusetts residents is debt reorganization bankruptcy. It offers a simple way to pay off your debt with the income that a person is receiving.

Benefits ending for thousands of Massachusetts residents

During a long stretch of unemployment, it can be difficult to manage your finances. Long-term unemployment or underemployment is hard for many individuals as they search for jobs and try to make ends meet. One of the financial challenges of being without a job is that it is difficult to pay off debts. Being unemployed can also contribute significantly to your debt load. A long period of unemployment can make debt payment unmanageable. Fortunately, you may be able to resolve your situation through Chapter 13 bankruptcy.

Credit card debt hits high marks in October

Massachusetts residents may find themselves overwhelmed by credit card debt this holiday season. It can affect a person's day-to-day life, family relationships and relationships in the workplace. Facing a cloud of financial uncertainty hanging can be very difficult. It can lead to high costs, including debt collectors calling at work and at home. Fortunately, there are several options for those who are dealing with a large amount of credit card debt. One of those options, Chapter 13 bankruptcy, includes a method to eliminate debts through gradual repayment.

Massachusetts' Building #19 files for bankruptcy

Small businesses are a large part of the Massachusetts economy. They help to provide a valuable service to the local economy because they employ many people in the community. Unfortunately, some small businesses can fail. The debts of the business can merge into the personal debts of the business owner; small business owners may be personally liable for debts incurred from their businesses. The difficulties of emerging from a small business closure can be onerous and difficult for those unprepared for the financial repercussions. One of the options for recovering from high levels of debt may be a reorganization plan under Chapter 13 bankruptcy. When they close, businesses have options to choose from as to how to reorganize or liquidate and manage the resulting debt.