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What to Know Before Filing Bankruptcy

Even if you know what to expect and how to prepare, pursuing Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy is often difficult. It is even more so if you do not know what to avoid.

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An Attorney Can Help Prevent the Repossession of Your Car

Are you facing the repossession of a vehicle? Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy may be able to help you keep your car and manage payments on your loan. Attorney Ted Troutman offers free consultations to determine if bankruptcy is the right action for preventing vehicle repossession.

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Restarting after Bankruptcy

When debts become overwhelming, declaring bankruptcy may be the only realistic solution. Afterward, there are important measures clients can take to avoid becoming indebted once again. Ted Troutman of Troutman Law Firm, P.C., in Portland, OR, is an attorney who specializes in bankruptcy procedures.

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Learn More about the Debtors' Education Course Requirement

Prior to receiving a discharge of debts, clients must complete a financial management session, more commonly known as a debtors' education course. Attorney Ted Troutman in Portland, OR, can help you prepare for the course and give you further details on your requirements. The debtors' education course is one of the final steps in the process of discharging debts.

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Documents Needed to File Bankruptcy

In some cases, bankruptcy may be your best option for regaining your financial life. When filing for both Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy, it is important to have documents related to your income, assets, and other financial indicators ready.

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How to Value Personal Property

When filing for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy, you must provide accurate, detailed information regarding your assets. In order to ensure the legality of your case and to increase your chances for a successful filing,

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Is Debt Consolidation Right for You?

Debt consolidation is a way for those with many debts to combine them into a single monthly payment, either with or without declaring bankruptcy. Attorney Ted Troutman of Troutman Law Firm, P.C., in Portland, OR, is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute and the Oregon State Bar.

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The Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Timeline

Typically, the Chapter 7 bankruptcy timeline lasts anywhere from four to six months, but will ultimately depend upon the unique details of your case and the presence or absence of assets. If you are considering filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, there are several steps involved both prior to filing and once filing is complete.

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How to File Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

If you have been struggling with overwhelming debts and would like to know how to file Chapter 7 bankruptcy in Portland, OR, attorney Ted Troutman can guide you through this sometimes complicated process.

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The Benefits of Filing for Bankruptcy

If you are facing financial hardships and feel like your debts have become too difficult to manage, attorney Ted Troutman can explain the benefits of filing for bankruptcy, including a discharge of debts, retention of essential possessions, and general peace of mind. During a consultation at his Beaverton or Portland, OR, offices, he can help determine if filing for bankruptcy is right for you.

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