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Dustin Thomas Bower

Dustin Bower’s Legal Guides

14 total


  • Choose a business structure

    Understand your options and choose the business structure that's right for you.

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  • Why Should I Incorporate My Business?

    Limited Liability Protection By incorporating your business you are creating a barrier between your personal assets and any liabilities of the business. Generally speaking, incorporation allows you

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  • What are the New Federal Domicile Requirements to File for Bankruptcy?

    What are the new Federal Domicile requirements to file for Bankruptcy? The new law states that we must look back 2 years (24 months) from the date of filing. In addition, we must then look at the 6 m

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  • How Does the Bankruptcy Filing Process Work?

    Appointment Make an appointment to consult with a Board-certified Bankruptcy Attorney to discuss all your options. Documents You will need to collect all necessary documents for your attorney to revi

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  • Credit Scores: What Affects It and How It Affects You

    Here are some of the more common ways to sink your credit score: Different actions will impact your score in different ways, and those ways can change based on your current score. Maxing out a credi

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  • Bankruptcy Trustees: Who are they and what do they do?

    Where does the trustee come from, and what rights are granted to him in your case? Appointment of a trustee Immediately upon the filing of your bankruptcy, an interim trustee is appointed to your ca

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  • What Are the Limitations of Filing for Bankruptcy?

    Bankruptcy can do many things to help a debtor get a fresh start. An automatic stay is granted to prevent creditors from harassing you. In Chapter 7 bankruptcy, your debts are forgiven. In Chapter

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  • When Should I Consider Filing for Bankruptcy?

    What is Bankruptcy? The bankruptcy system was created to allow people with too much debt the opportunity to have a fresh start. When you file for bankruptcy, you choose to operate under either Chapt

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  • What is the difference between a Chapter 7 and a Chapter 13 bankruptcy?

    Why Bankruptcy Sometimes you get into severe financial straits and have to rely on bankruptcy. When this unfortunate happenstance occurs, which form of bankruptcy do you choose? The two major forms

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  • What is an automatic stay?

    While it is in effect, creditors cannot: • Try to bring a claim against you • Try to enforce a judgment against you • Try to gain property from you • Try to create, protect or enforce any s

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