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Sacramento Bankruptcy & Debt Relief Attorney

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

Foreclosure Relief

Foreclosure Relief

Foreclosure relief can come in many ways. Paying you mortgage delinquency is the surest strategy. But those behind on their mortgage rarely have the money to make up the arrearage on their mortgage. That’s why they are in foreclosure in the first place. But there are ways to save

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Keep your home in bankruptcy

Keep your home in bankruptcy

Can you keep your home in bankruptcy? It is a common question posed by potential bankruptcy clients. And the common answer to this question is yes. You can keep your home in bankruptcy.

Bankruptcy laws allow you to protect, or exempt, your property when you file for

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Mortgage Strip-Off in Bankruptcy

Mortgage Strip-Off in Bankruptcy

A mortgage is a secured debt. If it is not repaid, the property securing the debt can be taken back by the lender. Typically a foreclosure results when the mortgage is not made. Foreclosures are addressed in other areas of this website. Suffice it to say for this

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Sacramento Bankruptcy: Foreclosure Basics

Sacramento Bankruptcy: Foreclosure Basics

If you are facing foreclosure of your home, there are some basics you need to know.

A foreclosure does not mean your home is sold. Your house is still yours. A foreclosure is notice warning you of a mortgage delinquency. If you do not come current with your

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Bankruptcy Effect on Foreclosure or Trustee Sale

Bankruptcy Effect on Foreclosure or Trustee Sale

Bankruptcy stops all creditors in their tracks immediately upon the filing of a bankruptcy. This includes mortgage and trustee sale companies. If your home, or any property you own, is in foreclosure, bankruptcy can stop the sale!

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“Wild card”: what it means for Sacramento bankruptcy filings

“Wild card”: what it means for Sacramento bankruptcy filings

“Wild card” is a term used for bankruptcy filings here in Sacramento and California related to protecting (exempting) your property. In addition to exempting all forms of your property, exemption laws used in California allow you an extra

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Transferring property prior to filing bankruptcy

Transferring property prior to filing bankruptcy

Before filing bankruptcy do not transfer your property to anyone. Doing so may subject the property to a claim of the trustee. This means that even if you give your property away, the trustee can potentially take the property back and use it to pay

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Second Mortgage/Home Equity Line of Credit?

Second Mortgage/Home Equity Line of Credit?

Did you know that bankruptcy may allow you to eliminate your second mortgage (also known as a home equity line of credit)? If your home is worth less than what you owe on your first mortgage, a Chapter 13 bankruptcy filing can “strip” the second mortgage

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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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