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Is There A Down Side Of Bankruptcy?

August 13, 2009

While it is true that bankruptcy can be a good option to remove bad debts or save your home, it should not be entered into lightly. Following are the pros and cons when deciding to file for bankruptcy:


  • Filing bankruptcy means that your bankruptcy is listed on your credit report and remains there for 10 years on a chapter 7 and usually 7 years on a chapter 13. However, this does not mean that you have to wait to 7-10 years to get good credit again. Many bankruptcy clients have been able to get a mortgage from a bank to purchase a house about 2 years after the bankruptcy.

·         Another downside of filing bankruptcy is the cost involved. While bankruptcy does cost money, it can also save you thousands or even your home once debts are discharged or repayment plans proposed through bankruptcy. The fees paid to the court and a bankruptcy attorney are much less significant than if you had to pay your creditors or lose your home.


Each financial situation is different. Consult a competent bankruptcy attorney who represents debtors to find out what is in your best interest. For a free bankruptcy consultation contact bankruptcy law firm, Fears | Nachawati, toll free at 1.866.705.7584 or via e-mail at



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