The Cincinnati Bankruptcy Blog

What Is A Bankruptcy Adversary Proceeding?

The Bankruptcy Adversary Process Clients frequently ask what is an Adversary Proceeding in a Bankruptcy Case? It is somewhat difficult to explain to someone unfamiliar with the Bankruptcy Process, but it can best be described as a separate lawsuit fi… Read More
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Where is the Cincinnati Bankruptcy Court?

Follow my blog with Bloglovin The Cincinnati Bankruptcy Court is part of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Ohio. Bankruptcy cases are part of the Federal Court System rather than the Courts of the individual States. So,… Read More
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What Can You Keep In Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

One of the biggest concerns facing people contemplating Bankruptcy is what property they can keep. Chapter 13 Bankruptcy allows people to keep many things they would lose if they chose to seek bankruptcy protection under Chapter 7 of the Bankruptcy C… Read More
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A Chapter 13 Payment Plan Example

Everyone who is thinking about filing a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Case always wants to know how much their Chapter 13 Plan payment will be.  Often times, if their financial situation is extremely complex, that is virtually impossible to do until their B… Read More
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How Much Cash Can You Keep In Chapter 13?

A frequent question asked by Clients filing Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Clients is how much cash they can keep.  Chapter 13 Bankruptcy is different from Chapter 7 Bankruptcy insofar as the Chapter 13 Trustee doesn’t take your property. Instead, in a… Read More
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Why Is My Chapter 13 Plan Lasting Longer Than Expected?

The Chapter 13 Plan provides the manner in which each of your creditors will be treated and how much they will be paid. When your Chapter 13 case is first filed, your Bankruptcy Attorney drafts a Chapter 13 Plan which estimates the amount of debts yo… Read More
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What Documents Do I Need to File Bankruptcy?

When you file a Bankruptcy Petition, the case is referred to the United States Trustee Program, which is part of the United States Justice Department, and a Trustee is assigned to your case. Cases filed in Cincinnati are part of Region 9 of the Unite… Read More
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Wage Garnishment and Bankruptcy

Wage Garnishment in Ohio Wage Garnishments are often the final straw which forces an individual to seek Bankruptcy Protection.  When you are already struggling with financial problems, having a large portion of your wages taken by a creditor just ma… Read More
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Dealing With Medical Bills Through Bankruptcy

Medical Bills can be a source of terrible financial stress. Millions of Americans have struggled with the costs of medical treatment. In fact, one study shows that 6 in 10 Americans have suffered financial hardships because of the cost of medical tre… Read More
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Does Bankruptcy Ruin My Credit?

One of the most common issues, holding people back from filing Bankruptcy, is the misconception that Bankruptcy ruins  your credit forever. Nothing could be further from the truth. In fact, for most people with high amounts of debt and derogatory ma… Read More
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