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Can I Go On Vacation While In Chapter 13 Bankruptcy In California?

For many California residents, filing for bankruptcy is a lifesaver. When someone eliminates most of their debt through Chapter 7 or reorganizes their debt, while maybe saving their home, by filing for Chapter 13, they remove a significant financial burden. However,...

Can Creditors Garnish Both Spouses’ Wages in California?

If you owe a debt that is only in your name, you might believe that it is solely your responsibility and not your spouse’s. If your creditor decides to sue you, your wages could be subject to a wage garnishment. However, California is a community property state....

Do I Keep My Furniture if I File for Bankruptcy in California?

The answer to whether or not you are able to keep your furniture when you file for bankruptcy in California is “it depends.” Some of the factors that will influence what happens to your furniture include the chapter of bankruptcy filed, the exemptions you...

What is the Average Monthly Payment for Chapter 13 in California?

A Chapter 13 bankruptcy is a reorganization of your debt. The main component of a Chapter 13 bankruptcy is a bankruptcy plan. Your plan will propose what creditors will be paid and how much. One of the first questions anyone filing for Chapter 13 has is, “how...