Kansas Bankruptcy FAQs

You should always obtain a copy of your credit report before filing for bankruptcy. Everyone is entitled to one free credit report from all of the reporting agencies in any twelve-month period. There are three credit reporting agencies and you can request a report from each agency individually, or from all three at once. In […]

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During tough economic times when so many people are out of work, a disproportionate number of people are facing financial hardships.  You may be afraid to answer the phone or check the mail because you know you will be subject to the abuse of a rude representative of a collection agency or a threatening letter.  […]

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A Chapter 7 bankruptcy filing in Kansas City is often referred to as a “liquidation” bankruptcy since the bankruptcy trustee may be able to seize certain assets in order to pay down some of your debts. However, there are certain types of property that is exempt from seizure in Kansas. A few examples of property […]

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Many people would prefer to file for a Chapter 13 bankruptcy over other bankruptcy alternative since a Chapter 13 is traditionally a debt repayment plan. When someone in Kansas City files for Chapter 13 bankruptcy protection, they typically will meet with a lawyer in order to create a repayment plan that pays off a specific […]

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Bankruptcy can provide a valuable tool for escaping staggering financial obligations that can deprive a family of its income via a wage garnishment, savings through a bank levy and assets by way of a property lien on real property.  Back taxes is one of the most difficult financial obligations families face because the IRS and […]

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The economy remains sluggish, and many homeowners continue to lose their homes.  While the mortgage meltdown may have slowed, many Americans continue to lose the battle to hold onto their family home.  One in every 200 homes in the U.S. will be lost in foreclosure.  An easier way to understand the scope of the problem […]

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