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Category: Bankruptcy Law

Do Bankruptcies Show Up on Background Checks?

Many job applications today require background checks. If you’re one of the more than 500,000 Americans who have declared bankruptcy in the last year, you may be nervous about what a background

Leasing a Car After Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy may sound scary, but it can be a useful tool to move on with your life after financial difficulties. Bankruptcy does, however, stay on your record and may have implications for

Best Way to File for Bankruptcy in California

Bankruptcy is not an easy prospect for anyone. Individuals must consider all of their options before they choose this option. However, there are ways to simplify the process once bankruptcy protection is

What Happens If My OTC Stock Goes Bankrupt?

Over-the-counter (OTC) stocks listed on the FINRA Bulletin Board or on the Pink Sheets carry substantial risks for traders. The potential bankruptcy of the company is the ultimate risk, and in this

Preparing an Insolvency Worksheet: A Legal Guide

There are few experiences in life more stressful than facing ‘insolvency‘ that moment that you realize you have nothing more to your name than letters. You’re probably asking yourself, How could this

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