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My spouse doesn’t want to file bankruptcy. Can I file by myself?

Sometimes, only one person in a marriage needs to file for bankruptcy protection.  What happens to the non-filing spouse?  This scenario arises most often in two situations - newly married couples where only person brings a bunch of debts into the relationship, and longer established married couples where only one of the spouses accumulated debt over time, oftentimes for joint household living expenses. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

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What is the Bankruptcy Court Hearing Like?

Every bankruptcy case has a hearing which is the most stressful event in the case.  What is it like?  What will you be asked?  What can you do to ensure your hearing goes as smoothly as possible?  These and other questions are answered in this segment. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

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Debt Settlement vs. Bankruptcy

What are the pros and cons of filing a bankruptcy petition versus enrolling in a debt settlement program?  Is bankruptcy really the worst case scenario?  Are debt settlement companies all they claim to be in their slick advertising? --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/richard-bolger/support

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Retirement Plans In Trouble!

A married couple realizes the retirement plans they work so hard on for decades were in jeopardy as they approached their retirement because of their investing in vacation real estate at the peak of the market. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/richard-bolger/support

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Do I make too much money to file a bankruptcy case?

Can you file for bankruptcy protection even if you earn a good salary?  How does my income affect my ability to file a bankruptcy case? --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/richard-bolger/support

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What is a typical bankruptcy case like?

Ever wondered what it is like to be the person who files a bankruptcy petition?  Attorney Bolger describes what it is like to be the debtor in a typical Chapter 7 case from start to finish. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/richard-bolger/support

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Will I Lose My Home in Bankruptcy?

What happens to my home if I file a bankruptcy petition?  Will I lose it?  What do I have to do in order to keep it?  What if I have a Home Equity Line of Credit?  What if I am behind on my payments?  These and other questions regarding your home are discussed in this episode. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/richard-bolger/support

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Is Bankruptcy for Me?

"Why not try for a win-win scenario?  Tell the creditor they'll get nothing if I file bankruptcy.  Won't that work?"  Mr. Bolger describes how and why he started filing bankruptcy cases for individuals and small businesses over 30 years ago. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/richard-bolger/support

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Security Clearances and Personal Bankruptcy

Will I lose my security clearance if I file for bankruptcy protection?  I am applying for the first time for a security clearance.  Will I be denied because I filed for bankruptcy protection?  Mr. Bolger has been filing bankruptcy petitions in the Washington DC metropolitan area since 1987, and the area he serves has a large number of residents who possess security clearances.

By |January 26th, 2021|Categories: Bankruptcy and You Podcast|Comments Off on Security Clearances and Personal Bankruptcy

Senior Citizens and Bankruptcy

Are you retired or retiring and realize your expenses are increasing while your income is not?  Has your parent asked you for help in resolving their financial affairs and you realize they cannot afford to pay their debts and maintain a decent standard of living?  Statistics indicate senior citizens are filing bankruptcy petitions at an increasing rate.

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Bankruptcy and Corona Virus Update - Bankruptcy cases can still be filed at this time. Procedures have been approved by the US Bankruptcy Courts which allow for preparing, reviewing, and signing petitions using on-line technology which eliminates the requirement for a wet signature on petitions. Contact Bolger Law Firm for more information if you need to file a bankruptcy petition for protection from your creditors. (703) 383-9595. richard@bolgerlaw.com