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Getting Ready to File Bankruptcy

Getting Ready to File Bankruptcy

  1. Gather documents (bank statements, insurance policies, paycheck stubs, etc.).
  2. Review “Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Mistakes”.
  3. If you owe money to a financial institution in which you have a checking or savings account, it is advisable to close these accounts before filing bankruptcy.
  4. Consider the assets that you have (business ownership, commercial property, tax refunds).
  5. Locate the needed funds for filing a bankruptcy (attorney, filing & credit counseling fees).
  6. Locate an Attorney (preferably one Board Certified in Bankruptcy).
  7. Create a rough list of your liabilities (account numbers, account addresses, credit cards used within the past 90 days, any cash advances made within the past 45 days).
  8. Be aware that in a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy you are not allowed to accrue any debt.
  9. Educate yourself on bankruptcy procedure.

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