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Certain VA and DOD Benefits Now Held Out of Bankruptcy

By Adam R. Weaver, Esq. |

In August of this year, the Honoring American Veterans in Extreme need Act of 2019 (“HAVEN Act”) was signed into law by the President of the United States. The Act excludes certain benefits paid to our nation’s veterans by the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) and the Department of Defense (DOD). This changes the… Read More »

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New Bankruptcy Amendments on the Horizon For 2020

By Adam R. Weaver, Esq. |

The Honoring American Veterans in Extreme Need Act of 2019 (“HAVEN Act”) was signed into law by the President of the United States this past August to exclude certain VA benefits from being affected by the bankruptcy process. However, this was not the only bankruptcy amendment made to the U.S. Bankruptcy Code that will… Read More »

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Navigating Apartment Renting in Lehighton and Carbon County After Bankruptcy

By Adam R. Weaver, Esq. |

Although bankruptcy is a chance to gain a fresh start in life for many, having a place to live is often a concern for individuals after filing for bankruptcy whether Chapter 7 or Chapter 13. While it is possible to secure a new apartment after filing bankruptcy, you should be aware of how the… Read More »

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