September 12, 2019

Completing a bankruptcy credit counseling session is a requirement in order to file bankruptcy.  Both Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 debtors must complete it prior to filing their case.  If they do not, their case will be dismissed by the bankruptcy court.  The credit counse...

December 7, 2018

You fall behind on your mortgage.  Maybe you have been denied for a modification or have already done a modification in the past.  Once you receive foreclosure paperwork, what are your options?  

A Chapter 13 bankruptcy will help you get out of forec...

November 29, 2018

How Does Filing for Bankruptcy Stop Creditors from Harassing You?

Dealing with aggressive creditors is one of the most overwhelming parts of financial difficulties for people. The threats or intimidation you receive every day are a real headache. From sleepless nights t...

November 9, 2018

Should You File for Bankruptcy?

Having sufficient income to pay your bills is fundamental to staying out of debt. However, life doesn’t happen that way.  Unexpected problems arise, such as the loss of a job, divorce, illness, or just over-extending ourselves. At first,...

September 27, 2018

Want to know what types of debt a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy will include? What type of debt does it not get rid of?

April 13, 2018

Whether or not bankruptcy affects your credit score depends on its position before you file for bankruptcy. If you had a perfect credit score before filing for bankruptcy, it most likely will go down for a period of time.

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Christine Thurston is the founding member of Thurston Law Firm. Ms. Thurston has been working in the legal field since 2001 and been practicing law since 2007...

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