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Filing For Bankruptcy for the Purpose of Tax Relief

By Adam R. Weaver, Esq. |

If you are considering filing for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy, it is likely because of your mounting debt and financial obligations to creditors. While Chapter 13 bankruptcy will only allow you to restructure your existing debts, Chapter 7 bankruptcy will allow you to discharge many of your debts completely. However, eliminating debt… Read More »

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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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Basics of the Trustee’s Role in a Bankruptcy Case

By Adam R. Weaver, Esq. |

Whether you file a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy in the Eastern, Middle or Western District of Pennsylvania, the United States Trustee’s Office, a part of the United States Department of Justice, will appoint a third party to the bankruptcy case, known as the bankruptcy trustee. The ultimate job of the Trustee is… Read More »

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How to Decide if Chapter 7 Bankruptcy is Best for You

By Adam R. Weaver, Esq. |

Bankruptcy is a term that you hear frequently.  While listening to the news, you hear stories of major companies going bankrupt and filing for bankruptcy and you wonder to yourself, “How did they go bankrupt? Shouldn’t these companies have money to pay their bills?” Sometimes that’s not the case for companies. But they are… Read More »

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Can I Buy a House in Lehighton & Carbon County After Filing Bankruptcy?

By Adam R. Weaver, Esq. |

According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), owning a home is a part of the American dream. But what happens when you file bankruptcy? What about when you’ve experienced a foreclosure in the past? You may be wondering how you can achieve the American dream and secure a home for… Read More »

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