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Is There an Age Requirement for Filing for Bankruptcy in California?

While there is an age requirement to vote, consume alcohol, or drive a car, the Bankruptcy Code does not require an individual to be a certain age to file for bankruptcy. However, even though there is no legal requirement under federal law, state laws make filing for...

How Do I Know Which Type of Bankruptcy is Best For Me?

People thinking about filing for bankruptcy will usually do some research before contacting our experienced Roseville bankruptcy lawyers. One of the first things they will discover is that there are different types of types, or chapters, of bankruptcy filings. This...

What are the Top Reasons to File for Bankruptcy?

There are countless reasons why millions of individuals and couples file for bankruptcy. While there are other options available for eliminating or managing debt, bankruptcy offers several advantages. Whether you are struggling with enormous credit card debt or your...

Can You File For Bankruptcy More Than Once in California?

Many people in California have filed for bankruptcy protection, perhaps to discharge their credit card bills, medical expenses, or stop foreclosure on their home. After successfully completing a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 case, obtaining a discharge order will feel like...

How Common is Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

Also known as “liquidation,” Chapter 7 bankruptcies are the most common chapter of bankruptcy filed in the United States. On average, approximately 62% of all personal bankruptcy filings are Chapter 7 cases. Chapter 13 cases account for roughly 37% of...

What are the Qualifications for Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

Chapter 13 is commonly referred to as a “wage earner” or “restructuring” bankruptcy. Debtors are permitted to reorganize their financial obligations, paying some debts through a three to five-month bankruptcy plan and potentially discharging...