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How much debt do you need to have to file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy?

The US Bankruptcy Code hasn't set a minimum debt amount to be eligible for a Chapter 7 bankruptcy discharge. A maximum limit has been set though. For secured debts like homes or cars, the maximum dischargeable debt is $1,257,850...

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Are debtors allowed expenses in Chapter 7?

Yes, debtors need to pass the means test for a Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Certain expenses are allowed by the bankruptcy court to overcome that test. Those might include items like the following:

• State and federal taxes.
• Employment licensing.
• Mortg...

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How do I prepare for a bankruptcy consultation?

Assemble all proof of income, assets, and debts. These include paycheck stubs, any self-employment 1099's, records of workers' compensation, disability or unemployment insurance payments along your last two years of tax returns. Two months bank st...

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Do you need an attorney to file for bankruptcy?

No, you don't need an attorney to file for bankruptcy. If you file on your own, you're known as a pro se litigant. And your work product is expected to be at the same level as an attorney's. It's highly unlikely that you'll be able to perform at th...

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Will my furniture be taken in Chapter 7 proceeding?

Much of the answer to this question, turns on what your state allows in the context of exemptions. Most petitioners are allowed to keep their furniture and household possessions. You might even be able to choose between your state's exemptions ...

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When should you consider bankruptcy?

If you're overwhelmed with debt and you're unsure of what to do, you might want to consult with a bankruptcy lawyer. If you're in arrears on your mortgage payment, drowning in credit card debt, and behind on your car payment and other bills, you might want to...

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What should I look for in a bankruptcy lawyer?

Professionalism is the key consideration in selecting a bankruptcy lawyer. Assess his or her professionality before a word is even spoken in a consultation. Is the office reception area clean and in order? Does the receptionist seem to be friendly a...

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Is it better to file for bankruptcy?

Everybody's financial situation is different and there might be a better alternative for debt relief for some people other than bankruptcy. Upon the filing of a bankruptcy petition, an automatic stay results, and nearly all creditors are stopped in their trac...

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Every year thousands of White Plains residents file for bankruptcy but don't know where to seek professional help. Attorney Harry C Kaufman has been practicing law in the White Plains for 38 years and is regarded as the best White Plains bankruptcy lawyer. He has won thousands of cases and takes his practice seriously.

When you talk with our team, you will have the services of an expert at your disposal. We offer preliminary consultations with flexible terms and affordable payments. Connect with our team and navigate through these difficult times with ease.

Do You Qualify For Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

Under the Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Act, personal assets are being liquidated to pay creditors. But it’s important to know whether you qualify for it. Our expert White Plains chapter 7 lawyer will help you to understand the process and take steps to help you be eligible. It takes a few months to complete, and it is a test to determine your qualification. We would also help you to arrange the documents and provide a detailed explanation to back up your case.

Some of the significant benefits of Chapter 7 Bankruptcy are:

  • Avoid judgment liens
  • Eliminate both medical and credit card debt
  • Reinstate your driving privileges
  • End other lawsuits
  • Free your future earnings from creditor claims

Consult with our knowledgeable chapter 7 lawyer White Plains and understand the process. We would help you to qualify and offer suggestions that might change your situation for the better.

Why We Are The Best Bankruptcy Lawyers in White Plains?

The team of Attorney Harry C Kaufman works diligently for the best interests of their clients. We have received star rations and accolades for being the best bankruptcy attorney White Plains because:

  • Comprehensive debt relief solutions that protect your assets
  • Prompt response and 24 hours availability 
  • Regular updates on your case and commitment to financial recovery
  • The professional and empathetic staff that cares for you

Get in touch by calling us or emailing us. We assure you speedy service and prompt solutions for any bankruptcy issues.

Attorney Harry C Kaufman
445 Hamilton Ave, Suite 1102
White Plains, NY 10601

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