Bankruptcy News | Rachel Thyre Anderson

11 September 2014
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Medical Bills and Bankruptcy

11 September 2014, Comments: 0

Did you know that medical debt was the top reported reason for bankruptcy filings in 2013? More common than credit card and mortgage debt.  […]


16 April 2014
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Loan modification applications and bankruptcy

16 April 2014, Comments: 0

Unfortunately, the story I hear from many homeowners who’ve applied for loan modification assistance (under the government’s “HAMP”–or Home Affordable Modification Program) is not […]


17 January 2014
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More on student loan discharge in bankruptcy

17 January 2014, Comments: 0

In a previous post, I discussed the difficulty of getting student loan discharged in bankruptcy, but linked to an article suggesting that it might […]


8 November 2013
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Student Loans and Bankruptcy

8 November 2013, Comments: 0

It is generally assumed that student loans cannot be discharged in bankruptcy proceedings.  In other words, even if you file bankruptcy and list your […]


2 October 2013
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Married same-sex couples can now file a joint bankruptcy petition

2 October 2013, Comments: 0

This recent article by New York attorney Jeffrey Peltz sets out a concise statement of the current state of the law: http://www.newyorkbankruptcyattorney.com/english/newyorkbankruptcyattorney/2013/9/13/same-sex-couples-can-file-bankruptcy.aspx   This […]