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What you should know about bankruptcy in Washington, D.C.

Bankruptcy laws vary from state to state, which is why you should be familiar with how Washington, D.C., handles personal filings. Our team at the Ammerman & Goldberg “Bankruptcy” Law Office has helped countless people find debt relief through filing for bankruptcy. Here is what you should know if you are considering this option.

How long is a chapter 13 bankruptcy repayment plan?

If you are exploring the option of filing for chapter 13 bankruptcy in Washington, D.C., then you likely already know that you will have to put together a plan to repay your debts. When you file your petition, you will have to present information including the following:

The reasons chapter 7 may not be the right choice

In January 2016, 26 people filed for chapter 7 bankruptcy in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Columbia. Five others filed for chapter 13. There is a variety of options for people seeking bankruptcy relief, as the court’s data reflects. Though chapter 7 is one of the more popular choices, it is important to know why it may not be the best fit for every consumer.

Know and avoid the common types of consumer debt

There are many different types of debt that can eat away at your finances. At the Ammerman & Goldberg “Bankruptcy” Law Office, we know how even just a few missed payments can adversely affect your credit. To get a handle on your finances, you should know what some of the most common types of debt are and how to avoid them.

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