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J.K. Lasser's the new bankruptcy law and you

Published by John Wiley & Sons in Hoboken, N.J .
Written in English.

About the Book

A comprehensive guide to the new bankruptcy law--and what it means for you Sweeping changes to U.S. bankruptcy law--the first major changes to the law in twenty- seven years--are occurring right now. If you're unfamiliar with the new bankruptcy law and how it could affect you, this book will quickly get you up to speed. While J.K. Lasser's The New Bankruptcy Law and You thoroughly covers this latest reform, along with its options and alternatives, it also answers must-know bankruptcy questions, such as: how do you decide whether bankruptcy is the right path to take, and if it is, when should you file? Other topics discussed include: The new law versus the old law The basics of bankruptcy law that apply to all bankruptcies Preparing to file for bankruptcy The liquidation option: Chapter 7 The payment plan option: Chapter 13 The basics of debtor-creditor law ...

Table of Contents

How did I get into this mess? : a story about proliferating credit, volatile job markets, rising health care costs, and you
Psychology of Debt 101 : it's not all your fault so you needn't feel guilty
Happiness through saving
The economics of consumer credit
The basics of debtor-creditor law : a quick vocabulary lesson
Do I need a bankruptcy at all? : assessing your situation
The new law versus the old law : if I need to file, should I file now or later?
Preparing to file for bankruptcy : don't file without reading this!
Basics of bankruptcy law that apply to all bankruptcies
The treatment of secured creditors in bankruptcy
Basic bankruptcy procedures
The Chapter 7 discharge and it's limitations
Keeping secured property in a Chapter 7 case
Dismissal of a Chapter 7 case : the new issue in consumer bankruptcy cases
Chapter 13 payment plan cases
Business and bankruptcy law
Investing and your future.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-220) and index.

Series
J.K. Lasser--practical guides for all your financial needs
Genre
Popular works.
Other Titles
New bankruptcy law and you, JK Lasser's the new bankruptcy law and you, J.K. Lasser's the new bankruptcy law & you

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
346.7307/8
Library of Congress
KF1524.6 .M37 2006

The Physical Object

Pagination
xiv, 226 p. ;
Number of pages
226

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL3404793M
Internet Archive
jklassersnewbank00mart
ISBN 10
0471753696
ISBN 13
9780471753698
LC Control Number
2005020239
Goodreads
1038363
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