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Bankruptcy Continues to Be Best Form of Relief for Most People

I hope you are having a great Sunday. My name is David Ruben and I have been a bankruptcy lawyer in Maryland for almost 23 years. I love what I do. Tommorrow is one of those rare days that I do not have to appear in court, so I was thinking about wha… Read More
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Do's and Don'ts for Filing Bankruptcy

I enjoy looking around on the web and reading what other lawyers have to say.  Just today I came across a list of DO’s and DON’Ts for filing bankruptcy by Carmen Dellutri, a well-respected bankruptcy attorney in the state of Florida.  The inter… Read More
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Why Bankruptcy Focuses on Restructuring

There are two type of bankruptcy for individuals, Chapter 7 and Chapter 13. Chapter 7 is for people who cannot afford to pay their bills and do not have a lot of property. Chapter 7 is not a restructuring, it is a complete elimination of all debt and… Read More
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Can a Dismissed Chapter 7 be Removed

A question people ask is if there is a way to remove a dismissed Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Once a Chapter 7 bankruptcy is dismissed, it cannot be removed. However, if a Chapter 7 bankruptcy is dismissed, the debtor simply needs to wait 180 days (6 months… Read More
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What You Should Know About Default and Bankruptcy

If a debtor has “defaulted” on a loan, that means that they have not paid the debt in accordance with the terms of the original contract that they had with the creditor.  For example, if you have a credit card and your balance one month is $1000… Read More
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Can You File For Bankruptcy Without an Attorney?

While filing bankruptcy is a possible option, it is not a good idea. The paperwork required and the very strict rules make it very difficult and time consuming to file without a lawyer. We have the experience, knowledge, and, frankly, the computer so… Read More
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The Differences You Need To Know Between Chapter 7 and 13

The Maryland Bankruptcy Center and the Law Offices of David L. Ruben, P.A., handles two different types of bankruptcy cases. Chapter 7 bankruptcy is the most common form of bankruptcy.   Chapter 7 is what you need if you have a lot of bills and no… Read More
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How To Avoid A Making A Bankruptcy Mistake

When deciding whether or not to file for banktuptcy it is important to understand exactly what circumstances dictate .People often wonder if bankruptcy is the best option, and perhaps the best way to approach this question is to state when bankruptcy… Read More
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The Secrets You Need For Personal Bankruptcy

Personal bankruptcy, also known as Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy, is a simple process.  It is the process by which you ask the United States Bankruptcy Court to order your creditors to close out your accounts forever, thereby eliminating your d… Read More
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What Most Bankruptcy Attorneys Wont Tell You

So what happens to a person when he or she files for bankruptcy?  What is the process like?  It is highly likely that a person who has finally made the decision to file for bankruptcy relief has been under a great amount of financial stress and pre… Read More
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