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Sacramento Bankruptcy & Debt Relief Attorney

Get news, tips and information about bankruptcy filing and debt relief/elimination in Sacramento

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 Consultations to consider your bankruptcy options are always free!
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Sacramento Bankruptcy Bust

Sacramento Bankruptcy Bust

A recent Sacramento bankruptcy bust shed light on one of the basics of bankruptcy.  Tell the truth!  Filing bankruptcy is a powerful tool.  It allows you to eliminate debt you are unable to afford.  After filing for bankruptcy creditors can no longer

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Common Bankruptcy Myths

Common bankruptcy myths are many.  But they shouldn't deter filing for bankruptcy for those in need.  Why?  Because they are not true.  Bankruptcy is a powerful financial tool for those unable to afford their debts.  Your debts can be eliminated or, at the least

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Financial Stress

Financial Stress

Financial stress is, well, stressful. That is not news to millions of Americans coping with money woes. This Forbes article points out the percentage of Americans who are struggling to make financial ends meet. It is a tough task.

Much of the advice given out to counter financial

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Sacramento Bankruptcy: Bankruptcy Myths Exposed

Sacramento Bankruptcy: Bankruptcy Myths Exposed

Over the next few weeks and posts, I will expose some of the major bankruptcy myths out there. The first, and often the most common, is that bankruptcy is a financially irresponsible move. Or that it is financially irresponsible to incur more debt than

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Ides of March

Ides of March

According to Wikipedia, the Ides of March marks the date Julius Cesar was slain by his own. The assassination marked the end end of one Roman empire and the beginning of another.

The term ides of March means, literally, only the 15th of March. But the meaning of the term signifies much

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Bankruptcy Bad Idea

Bankruptcy Bad Idea

Bankruptcy affords you protection from your creditors and the elimination (or reduction) of your debt. But along with the benefits, bankruptcy comes with restrictions and responsibilities. One limitation is the amount of property you can protect in a bankruptcy. As discussed

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Sacramento Bankruptcy: What is a Bankruptcy Conversion?

Sacramento Bankruptcy: What is a Bankruptcy Conversion?

Bankruptcy conversion is changing the chapter of your bankruptcy filing after you have already filed. Types of bankruptcy are organized by chapters of the federal law that created them. Though there are many types of bankruptcy chapters, the

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Payment Plans Welcome

Payment Plans Welcome

No matter the cost of a client’s bankruptcy, payment plans are welcome. There is no interest, late fees or minimum amounts due. Pay what you can, when you can, no matter the time it takes. Bankruptcy attorneys cannot be owed money by clients when filing their cases so, whatever

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Experience Matters

Experience Matters

10 years ago the bankruptcy laws changed and, when they did, they imposed limits–and penalties–on refiling bankruptcy cases. It is vital your bankruptcy filing is prepared, filed and prosecuted properly. Make a mistake and you may not be able to file again with full bankruptcy

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Can I File Bankruptcy Again?

Can I File Bankruptcy Again?

This is a common question clients ask. The answer is yes. Though you can file another bankruptcy any time after your prior bankruptcy case is closed, your bankruptcy protection ability to eliminate your debt may be limited. An 8 year span between filings offers the most

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Bankruptcy: can my employer discriminate against me for filing?

Bankruptcy: can my employer discriminate against me for filing?

No. An employer cannot discriminate against you for filing bankruptcy. Federal law protects an employee’s right to file bankruptcy without retribution, discrimination or retaliation. You cannot be fired, demoted or put in jeopardy of

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Bankruptcy payment plans

Bankruptcy payment plans

Most clients in Sacramento who need to file bankruptcy cannot afford to pay it in one lump sum. That’s fine. My office has always accepted payments made over time to pay for a bankruptcy.

There are no minimum fees, deadlines, interest or other charges associated with payment

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Evening and weekend appointments for free bankruptcy consultations

Evening and weekend appointments for free bankruptcy consultations

If you need an evening or weekend appointment to meet for a free bankruptcy consultation, that can be arranged. Call me today at (916) 448-6923 to see what your debt relief and bankruptcy options are.

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Sacramento bankruptcy court link

Sacramento bankruptcy court link

In addition to the information provided in my website, it may be helpful for some considering bankruptcy, as well as those in an active bankruptcy, to access the court’s website. Bankruptcy is part of the federal court system which, for Sacramento, is in the Eastern

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Don’t bury your head in the sand: bankruptcy can help you

Don’t bury your head in the sand: bankruptcy can help you

As is reflected throughout this site, bankruptcy is often a far better option than living with debt. It is better for your credit, financial standing and peace of mind. This CNBC video may help in your decision whether to file for bankruptcy.

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Sacramento bankruptcy coverage area

Sacramento bankruptcy coverage area

Sacramento bankruptcy filings cover a broad area from the Oregon boarder to Fresno County, from the San Francisco Bay to Lake Tahoe. It’s a big area. Click here for a link to the district map for the Eastern District of California, the court covering Sacramento

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How to find the best bankruptcy lawyer in Sacramento who is right for you

How to find the best bankruptcy lawyer in Sacramento who is right for you

Selecting the best bankruptcy lawyer to overcome your personal debt problems can be complex. Who is the best attorney for you is the question to be asked and answered in the process. Whether you narrow your potential choices

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It’s a wonderful life (even if your finances aren’t)

It’s a wonderful life (even if your finances aren’t)

One of the greatest movies ever, It’s a Wonderful Life, drove it’s production company into bankruptcy after the film’s initial financial failure. Frank Capra, the creator of this cinematic classic, rebounded and found future fortune from the

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Bankruptcy filing for fresh financial start for 2016

Bankruptcy filing for fresh financial start for 2016

Get a fresh financial start for the upcoming new year! Bankruptcy can be a valuable tool to eliminate your debt. Learn more by scheduling a free consultation. Here are some bankruptcy basics courtesy of the federal court system.

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Law Offices of James L. Keenan

2600 H St. Sacramento, CA 95816

Phone: 916-448-6923

Fax: 916-442-6524

Email: jameslkeenan@aol.com

Office Hours: Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

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