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Pandemic Mortgage Forbearance

Pandemic Mortgage Forbearance

Mortgage delinquencies skyrocketed in April. One big reason: the pandemic mortgage forbearance through the CARES Act.   ...
Avoiding Paying Prior Employee Debt

Avoiding Paying Prior Employee Debt

If you prefer NOT to pay back present or prior employee debt, bankruptcy can help you use the law to prevent it from being a priority debt. ...
Paying Employee Debt in Chapter 13

Paying Employee Debt in Chapter 13

If you prefer to pay back wages to a present or prior employee, you can do so in Chapter 13 especially well if that debt is a priority one. ...
Consumer Bankruptcies Sharply Decrease in April

Consumer Bankruptcies Sharply Decrease in April

After declining significantly since 2010, and then edging up in the first three months of this year, consumer bankruptcies sharply decline in April.  ...
New Modified 7-Year Chapter 13 Plans

New Modified 7-Year Chapter 13 Plans

The coronavirus CARES Act temporarily allows ongoing Chapter 13 plans to be amended or "modified" to last a total of 7 years (instead of 5). ...
Your Bank and Relief Payment

Your Bank and Relief Payment

If you owe money to the bank or credit union where your $1,200 relief payment is being deposited, can it take that money to pay itself first? ...
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