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Would you like to stop a wage garnishment, a foreclosure, or protect your checking account from a judgment?

Many of the ads that you read talk about getting rid of debt, indicating straight bankruptcy. Let’s talk about the difference between bankruptcies. Chapter 7, straight bankruptcy, and Chapter 13, also referred to as bill consolidation. Did you know that many people do straight bankruptcy Chapter 7 and keep their home, car, furniture, and cash…

What are some common mistakes to avoid before I file for bankruptcy in Michigan?

Here is a list of common bankruptcy mistakes to avoid before you file for bankruptcy in Michigan: 1. Do not attempt to hide information or assets from your attorney. You have to open and honest with me so that I can give good legal advice and counsel. Your failure to properly disclose required information could…

What is the difference between a Chapter 7 bankruptcy and a Chapter 13 bankruptcy in Michigan?

 If you file a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, your obligation to pay your creditors is permanently relieved. If you have the income to make payments over time, then you will consider a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy. If you file a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, you will repay your creditors over the next 3 to 5 years.mike@mikeshovan.com. If you…

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