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Auto Loan Cramdowns in Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

If you’re considering bankruptcy, being able to keep your car might be one of your greatest concerns. When you read about how cars and car loans are treated in bankruptcy, you may come across the term “cramdown” in connection with a…
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Are Student Loans Included in a Bankruptcy Discharge?

At Modestas Law Offices, our clients often ask whether student loans are included in a bankruptcy discharge. While there is a process under the Bankruptcy Code to request discharge of a student loan in a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy case, gett…
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Revocation or Denial of a Bankruptcy Discharge: Section 727 Adversary Proceedings

If you file for bankruptcy, you must be honest and transparent about all your financial activity before, during, and after the petition is filed. For Chapter 7 and Chapter 11 bankruptcies, the ramifications of any kind of dishonesty can be especial…
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What Is a Discharge in a Bankruptcy Case?

A bankruptcy discharge is issued at the end of a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy case. The discharge in a bankruptcy case is a court order that relieves you of your obligation to pay debts that are covered by the discharge. Our bankruptcy cl…
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