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Clint Spencer Dunaway

Mesa Landlord / Tenant Lawyer.

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  1. Am I allowed to keep any credit cards I had prior to filing bankruptcy?

    Written by attorney Clint Dunaway, over 1 year ago.

    Most likely you will not be able to keep any of your credit cards after filing bankruptcy. If a credit card has a balance then it must be listed in the bankruptcy. The credit card company will then be notified that you filed for bankruptcy and close down that account. Now, if the...

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  2. What is the Automatic Stay of Bankruptcy?

    Written by attorney Clint Dunaway, over 1 year ago.

    The Automatic Stay of Bankruptcy is an injunction that automatically stops lawsuits, foreclosure, garnishments, and most collection activity against the debtor the moment a bankruptcy petition is filed. This automatic stay is the equivalent of a restraining order that prevents cr...

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  3. When I file for Bankruptcy do I send notice to my creditors?

    Written by attorney Clint Dunaway, over 1 year ago.

    When I File for Bankruptcy do you send notice to my creditors? Actually, when you file for bankruptcy neither you nor your attorney send the Notice of Bankruptcy to your creditors. The bankruptcy court itself is the one that sends notice of your bankruptcy filing to all of your c...

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  4. Will I Lose My Car if I File for Bankruptcy?

    Written by attorney Clint Dunaway, over 1 year ago.

    Will you lose your car if you file for bankruptcy? Generally no, however, there are some exceptions that you should be aware of. Section 362 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code provides an Automatic Stay to protect consumers from their creditors collection activities during bankruptcy. U...

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  5. Registration Loans vs. Title Loans

    Written by attorney Clint Dunaway, over 1 year ago.

    Prior to June 30, 2010, Arizonians could write a post-dated check to Payday lenders for short-term loans. These Payday lenders charged interest rates of more than 400 percent on an annual basis! However, post June 30, 2010 consumer loans with annual interest rates higher than 36 ...

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  6. What is an Adversary Proceeding?

    Written by attorney Clint Dunaway, over 1 year ago.

    An Adversary proceeding is a lawsuit that takes place within a bankruptcy. The adversary proceeding begins by when a complaint is filed with the bankruptcy court. A trial then takes place within the context of the bankruptcy. Typically an adversary proceeding is filed by a credit...

  7. What is a 341 Hearing?

    Written by attorney Clint Dunaway, over 1 year ago.

    Approximately 30 to 45 days after your bankruptcy case is filed, you will need to attend a 341 hearing. There are several reasons for the Section 341 Meeting of Creditors. The first reason for the meeting is because it is required by the bankruptcy code. All bankruptcy filers are...

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  8. I'm Behind On My Taxes, Can I Still File Bankruptcy?

    Written by attorney Clint Dunaway, over 1 year ago.

    In order to file for personal bankruptcy, you must be current on your tax filings. So for example, if you have not filed a tax return in the last five years you need to file those tax returns prior to filing the bankruptcy. However, even if you owe the IRS $100,000 but have filed...

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  9. Steps to a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

    Written by attorney Clint Dunaway, over 1 year ago.

    Step 1: Initial consultation: During your initial bankruptcy consultation you will meet with a bankruptcy attorney to review your financial situation and decide if bankruptcy is appropriate. Gather all necessary documents and pay the attorneys fees. Law firm begins preparing the ...

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  10. Do I have to tell my fiancé that I am filing for bankruptcy?

    Written by attorney Clint Dunaway, over 1 year ago.

    You do not have a legal responsibility to tell your fianc of an impending bankruptcy, however, you may feel a moral responsibility to do so. There isnt a legal responsibility to tell a fianc of an upcoming bankruptcy because you arent married. In the eyes of the bankruptcy court ...

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