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Student Loan Debt and Bankruptcy

Student Loan Debt and Bankruptcy

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The Student Borrower Bankruptcy Relief Act of 2019 is gaining traction in Congress. The legislation is currently supported by one independent, one Republican, and 14 Democrats, and, if passed, it would allow Americans suffering from exorbitant student loans to discharge the debt in bankruptcy. Current bankruptcy laws nationwide do not…

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Chris Grover

Christopher Grover speaks on exemption statutes at Bankruptcy Conference

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Christopher Grover, attorney, Jeffrey Freedman Attorneys, PLLC., recently spoke at the 2019 Batavia Bankruptcy Conference of the Erie and Monroe County Bar Associations. Judges, attorneys, paralegals, and support staff attended the conference. Grover addressed various issues attorneys may have to deal with regarding exemptions in filing bankruptcy claims for clients….

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Savings Woes

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At some point in your life, you probably received advice regarding savings. Some financial advisors instruct you to set aside an emergency $1,000 fund, and other say just set aside $50-$100 of each paycheck and watch the savings build up. A new Federal Reserve survey finds, however, that four out…

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Chapter 13 Review

Chapter 13 Review

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Depending on your circumstances, you may not have a choice between filing for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy. If you have the ability to reorganize your finances, however, filing for Chapter 13 may cause less damage to your credit score in the long run because you can start over…

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Bankruptcy Rebound

Bankruptcy Rebound

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With all the stigma attached to declaring bankruptcy in the United States, it’s no wonder that so many people think they’ve hit rock bottom when they file Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy. But there are many ways to bounce back from it and reclaim good credit. The downside to…

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