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Should Your Small Business File for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

I’m frequently contacted by Indianapolis small business owners who’ve decided to close their doors. The owner usually says he or she wants the debt-ridden business to file a Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Is this a good idea? As we lawyers often say, “It

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Reaffirmation Agreements in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

“Can I keep my car?” It’s a common question when people meet with me for a consultation, and that’s not surprising. Given the limited public transportation options in the Indianapolis area, most people here rely upon their vehicles to get

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Can I File for Bankruptcy Again?

With the slow recovery from the Great Recession, many people in and around Indianapolis are interested in bankruptcy as a way to get a fresh start and solve their financial problems. Maybe you’re considering hiring a bankruptcy lawyer to get

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How Long Does it Take to Get a Bankruptcy Discharge?

In most bankruptcy cases, the main goal is to get a “discharge.” The discharge is a permanent court order that prevents your creditors from holding you personally liable for any discharged debts. That means no collection calls, no lawsuits, and no

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