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September 29, 2010

Chapter 13 Basics Program

CDCBAA and PUBLIC COUNSEL proudly presents the following program for our newbies.  You asked for and we now provide it to you!

It is on a first-come-first serve basis. Please contact our friend Maggie ASAP:

BANKRUPTCY BASICS: AN INTRODUCTION TO CHAPTER 13 CONSUMER BANKRUPTCY LAW
PANEL
James King Warren Brown
King & Associates Law Offices of Warren Brown
Aki Koyama
Chapter 13 Trustee Staff Attorney

Moderator
Magdalena Reyes Bordeaux
Public Counsel

Date: Tuesday,November 9, 2010
Time: 9:00am-12:00 pm
Location: 255E. Temple Street
9THFloor, Rm. 952

2 HOUR PRO BONO COMMITMENT ISREQUIRED PRIOR TO REGISTRATION FOR THIS PROGRAM

• Introduction to Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Process
• Avoid common mistakes in filing a Chapter 13 bankruptcy case

To register, please email yourcontact information and availability to volunteer to Magdalena Reyes Bordeauxat mbordeaux@publiccounsel.org.

This program is approved for 3 hours of MCLE Credit. This program is co-sponsored by the Central District Consumer Bankruptcy Attorney Association(CDCBAA).

*Refreshments generously provided by CDCBAA*

KEITH

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You can read more about chapter 13 bankruptcy filing, process of filing, documentation needed etc. at Diy4law. Wish I would be there on November 9, 2010. Thanks for the update.

Posted by: Chapter 13 | Sep 30, 2010 2:41:35 AM

This is really a great blog, about the pre bono. there's a lot of people not mind about pre bono.. Nice post!!

Posted by: Bankrupcty Attorney South Carolina | Sep 30, 2010 11:32:07 PM

Chapter 13 is the most misunderstood, and probably underutilized bankruptcy chapter. Mainly because many people mistakenly think that they will be required to pay back ALL their debts. So, when you have plan to file for bankruptcy just select the best chapter that you surely suit in your problem.But I'd like this chapter 13 you better choose this...

Posted by: Mike Matthews | Oct 10, 2010 9:06:28 PM

Yes, i agree with Mr. Mike Matthews says about chapter 13 bankruptcy.When we file for this chapter,we must fine the best Bankruptcy lawyer to handle this kind of problem.

Posted by: Charles Brown | Oct 14, 2010 11:31:30 PM

Yes it's really true.Occasionally, there are times when people or businesses run into severe financial troubles. When put to paper, it seems as though they cannot manage to continue to make necessary payments on their current income. For many, bankruptcy seems to be the only way out. But bankruptcy should only be the option of last resort. Bankruptcy sounds rather easy at first. Filling out the bankruptcy paperwork and going to court won't cause to many problems as long as the procedures are followed and you have been quite thorough.

In many cases, the relief of the immediate aftermath of filing for bankruptcy can also make your life quite a bit easier. If you have been hounded by collection agencies and merchants, the mere filing of the bankruptcy forms causes them to cease contacting you or any other action that they may be taking against you. In other words, they cannot sue you or take your property once you have filed for bankruptcy. Though secured creditors don't give up their rights indefinitely, they too must stop all action.

Posted by: Louie James | Oct 14, 2010 11:38:08 PM

Hi Louie James you're talking about bankruptcy case right? Well, I completely transmit with you on that significant matter. Bankruptcy can give you a fresh financial start on life and can seem very attractive to people who cannot afford to pay their bills as they become due. However, the process is not for everyone. Timing of the bankruptcy filing is very important. Filing for bankruptcy may affect your credit for years to come or have other serious consequences that you will need to consider.

You may wish to consult a lawyer to assess the pros and cons of filing in your particular situation. Perhaps you will be able to work out a debt repayment plan on your own. Possibly you will do best to get help from consumer credit counseling services. Or perhaps bankruptcy will be your best solution later on down the road, but not necessarily at this time. Whatever route you take, you will need to gather some basic information before proceeding further. Many attorneys will give a free consultation to discuss the benefits and risks of a bankruptcy and what alternatives to bankruptcy are available.

Posted by: Jeffgriffin | Nov 3, 2010 1:18:09 AM

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