The New Bankruptcy by Stephen Elias Attorney
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Considering bankruptcy? Get the facts and find out how bankruptcy could work for you.

Bankruptcy laws have changed, and figuring out how to use them effectively is harder than ever. For plain-English guidance you can trust, turn to The New Bankruptcy.

Get the clear-cut answers, information and strategies you need to figure out whether bankruptcy is the right solution for your debt problems. Find out:

if you qualify for Chapter 7 bankruptcy
how Chapter 13 repayment plans work
which debts are wiped out
how bankruptcy affects homeowners
if you can keep cars and other property
how bankruptcy affects credit
alternative ways to handle debt problems

The 4th edition is completely updated to reflect the latest rulings on the new bankruptcy laws, additional information on foreclosures and an all-new appendix containing essential sample forms. It also provides worksheets to help you determine whether you can file for bankruptcy, and includes fully up-to-date exemption charts, helpful checklists and easy-to-use legal charts for all 50 states.

About Stephen Elias Attorney

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Stephen R. Elias is an attorney and former associate publisher at Nolo, as well as current President of the National Bankruptcy Law Project. He is the author of many Nolo books, including recently The New Bankruptcy. Other titles include Special Needs Trusts and How to File for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy. He is also one of the original authors/designers of Nolo's bestselling WillMaker software. Steve holds a law degree from Hastings College of Law and was a practicing attorney in California, New York and Vermont before joining Nolo. He has been featured in such major media as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, Good Morning America, 20/20, Money magazine, and more.
Published December 19, 2005 by NOLO. 208 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Education & Reference, Law & Philosophy. Non-fiction

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