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There are some folks who attempt to file bankruptcy on their own. Most of these folks file for Chapter 7 since that is the simplest kind of bankruptcy. Even those who have chosen the right chapter to file under will need to accurately complete and file bankruptcy forms with the court and the bankruptcy trustee…

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At Butcher Law Office, LLC, we are compassionate and experienced at helping clients obtain a fresh financial start through the bankruptcy process.    We offer a very personal approach to bankruptcy, realizing that no two people or financial situations are the same.  We treat clients with the utmost respect and dignity throughout the bankruptcy process and…

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When filing for bankruptcy, a consumer is afforded numerous exemptions, or laws that protect a person’s property. These exemptions help to protect a homestead, livestock, household goods and furnishings, vehicles, and other property.  There is an exemption that protects tools of the trade as well.  This post will detail the tools of the trade exemption,…

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Certain divorce debts are non-dischargeable in bankruptcy, meaning they do not go away. Other divorce debts may be dischargeable in bankruptcy. This posts details how bankruptcy and debts related to divorce interact. CHAPTER 7 BANKRUPTCY & DIVORCE DEBTS A chapter 7 bankruptcy, or a “liquidation” bankruptcy, has little effect on divorce debts. Virtually all obligations…

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Longtime Chapter 13 Trustee Fred Long (who covers the Eugene Region of the District of Oregon) will be retiring in several months.  There is now a search committee at the United States Trustee, a division of the Department of Justice, looking for qualified applicants to fill this position. The Chapter 13 Trustee’s job, along with…

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There are many persistent myths and misconceptions surrounding bankruptcy.  In an earlier post, I addressed 5 such myths and misconceptions.  This post will discuss an additional five myths and misconceptions that may surround bankruptcy. MYTH 1:  If You Are Married, You Must File Bankruptcy With Your Spouse:  This myth is untrue.  An individual spouse may choose…

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