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The Pros and Cons of Debt Consolidation in California

Debt consolidation is a finance strategy which entails taking all a debtor’s debts, especially high-interest debts, and melding them together into a single monthly payment with preferably a lower interest rate. This may seem like a dream come true for any...

Can Bankruptcy Stop Child Support in California?

Filing for bankruptcy can discharge (wipe out) various forms of debt, or reorganize the debt into a more manageable payment plan. However, some types of debt cannot be discharged in bankruptcy. For example, in California, filing for bankruptcy will not halt child...

How to Determine if Chapter 7 or 13 Bankruptcy is Best for You

Bankruptcy may be the best choice for people or businesses who can no longer afford to pay their debts. Bankruptcy allows people to obtain a clean slate by liquidating their assets to pay off debts, or by creating a repayment plan to reorganize and settle their debts....

Can Bankruptcy Prevent an Eviction in California?

In California, filing for bankruptcy in certain instances may prevent a tenant from being evicted. Bankruptcy is a means by which people can discard debt or make a plan to repay debts to creditors. Filing a petition for bankruptcy will not always protect a tenant from...

What is the Statute of Limitations on Medical Debt in California?

In law, the “statute of limitations” is the deadline for bringing a claim or case. If a creditor wishes to sue a debtor in order to collect a debt, such as a medical bill resulting from a surgery or hospital visit, the creditor must sue before the statute...