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The Chapter 7 means test

Should one ask the average Bloomfield resident to describe personal bankruptcy, the most likely answer would be that it forgives a person’s debts. What they are describing is a broad view of Chapter 7 bankruptcy. There is a good reason why most default to this assumption; Chapter 7 is the most popular form of bankruptcy. According to information shared by the American Bankruptcy Institute, nearly 64 percent of the non-business bankruptcy cases in the second quarter of 2018 were filed under Chapter 7.

What is the difference between Chapter 11 and Chapter 13?

While you may know that there are clear distinctions between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcies, you may be more unclear with Chapter 11. As most Connecticut residents know, Chapter 11 bankruptcy primarily benefits business owners and corporations, although a small number of individuals can also take advantage of this option. Before you commit to a plan, you should clearly understand how these bankruptcy types differ.

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Contact my office to discuss your debt relief needs directly with me as your lawyer. I offer a free initial consultation to all new clients where you can learn more about your legal options and what I can do to help you. I am available during regular business hours and by appointment at other times. You can reach me by phone at 860-242-0574 and 860-952-3674 or via email.

My law firm is a debt relief agency as so designated by Congress in the year 2005. I help people file for bankruptcy relief under Title 11 of the United States Code, known as the Bankruptcy Code.

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