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Is All My Debt Discharged in Bankruptcy?

Published March 31, 2021 by Amourgis & Associates
Is All My Debt Discharged in Bankruptcy?

Bankruptcy provides a fresh start for many people because much of their debt is discharged. However, whether all of your debt will be discharged in bankruptcy depends on the type of debt you have, what property you want to keep,…

What You Need to Know About Ohio Tax Returns & Bankruptcy

Published February 24, 2021 by Amourgis & Associates
What Happens to Your Tax Return in Bankruptcy?

Bankruptcy proceedings can get complicated under the best of circumstances. Figuring out your taxes in the midst of filing for bankruptcy adds yet another layer of complexity to your case. In some situations, you might not be able to keep…

Bankruptcy Could Help Business Owners - Recent Amendments in COVID Relief Bill

Published February 5, 2021 by Amourgis & Associates
Bankruptcy Code Amendments and the COVID Relief Bill

The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on businesses throughout the country, including in Ohio. With so many people staying at home, many local businesses have found themselves in dire financial straits. Many small business owners are finding themselves facing tough…

What You Need to Know if You Are Considering Bankruptcy Because of COVID-19

Published May 28, 2020 by Amourgis & Associates
What You Need to Know if You Are Considering Bankruptcy Because of COVID-19

Nearly 22 million Americans have filed for unemployment due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the number of people out of work could continue to grow exponentially. Some economists estimate that the total number of Americans without a job could hit…

Can You Keep Your Stimulus Check if You File for Bankruptcy?

Published April 13, 2020 by Amourgis & Associates
Can You Keep Your Stimulus Check if You File for Bankruptcy?

On April 9, 2020, the IRS will start sending stimulus checks to individuals under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act of 2020. People earning less than $75,000 will receive $1,200 and married couple earning less than $150,000…

Rebuilding Your Credit After Bankruptcy

Published February 10, 2020 by Amourgis & Associates
Rebuilding Your Credit After Bankruptcy

Once you have filed for bankruptcy, you may wonder how your credit will be impacted. It is a question we get asked time and time again. We’re happy to tell you that with some monitoring and careful work, your credit…

Famous People Who Have Filed for Bankruptcy

Published December 18, 2019 by Amourgis & Associates
Famous People Who Have Filed for Bankruptcy

Although the decision to file bankruptcy should be carefully decided, it is nothing to be ashamed about. It can be the first step towards your future financial success and wiping the slate clean to give you a fresh start. We’ve compiled a…

Can I Get a Student Loan While in Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

Published November 5, 2019 by Amourgis & Associates
Can I Get a Student Loan While in Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

People tend to use the time while working through bankruptcy to set new goals for themselves. One way that some people plan to better themselves and build a more stable financial future is through earning a degree. But how can…

Options for High Earners: Take Advantage of Bankruptcy

Published September 11, 2019 by Amourgis & Associates
Options for High Earners: Take Advantage of Bankruptcy

Can high earners take advantage of bankruptcy to get a payment plan or eliminate their family debt? The answer is yes! High income earners have several bankruptcy options to consider. Even if you are employed, have a high-paying job, or…

Can I Get a Credit Card After Bankruptcy?

Published August 30, 2019 by Amourgis & Associates
Can I Get a Credit Card After Bankruptcy?

One of the questions that we hear the most is if you can get a credit card after filing for bankruptcy. The answer is always a resounding Yes! Filing for bankruptcy is a way for you to start off with a…

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