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Sader Law Firm can help financially troubled individuals and businesses file for Chapter 7, 11 and 13 bankruptcy to erase and restructure debts.

Bankruptcy and Credit: Should You Worry About It?

Credit scores are a common concern for people who are considering bankruptcy. In fact, worries over credit scores are a common reason why people sometimes wait to file their cases. Although bankruptcy affects your credit scores, chances are you have more important things to worry about if you are considering bankruptcy. How Bankruptcy Could Affect Your Credit Bankruptcy’s effects on credit scores will vary from person to person, but there are some universal rules. For Chapter 7 cases, the bankruptcy does appear on your credit for up to 10 years from your filing date. Chapter 13 cases remain on your credit reports for seven years after they conclude. It is important to understand that not filing for bankruptcy could have an even more negative effect on the long-term health of your credit scores. For example, creditors are still going to report unpaid debts to the three credit bureaus after a…
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Bankruptcy vs. Debt Settlement: Which Should I Choose?

Kansas City Bankruptcy Attorneys Explain Your Options Defaulting on debts can lead to multiple negative consequences. Your wages could be garnished. Creditors could repossess your secured debts. In other cases, you could enter a debt spiral that affects your finances for years to come. If you are experiencing a debt crisis, then you should explore options for resolving your situation as soon as possible. The longer you wait to resolve your debts, the longer it will take to get your finances back on track. Debt settlement and bankruptcy are two debt relief options you could consider. However, these are two very different options. You should consider the differences between bankruptcy and debt settlement before making your decision and very closely look at any and all fees Debt Settlement companies charge. What Is Debt Settlement? Debt settlement is where you hire a company to work with your creditor to pay less…
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American Bankruptcy Institute Hosts Corporate Restructuring Competition

If you have been reading our blog long enough, then you know that bankruptcy is not about counting your losses but protecting your assets and redistributing your earnings to do the most good for your financial future. You might also be aware that business bankruptcies –and what makes us feel so good about them—are also known as financial restructuring. Restructuring is what makes bankruptcies so helpful. But did you know that the miracle wrought by restructuring is a big enough deal in the corporate world that some of the most prestigious business schools in America have an annual restructuring competition? The American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) recently hosted its 15th Annual Corporate Restructuring Competition. Each year, the event allows business school students to participate in a crisis management exercise. Seven prestigious business schools participated this year. Schools that participated this year include the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Columbia…
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