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Jason Lee James

Jason James’s Legal Guides

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  • Can I Keep My Bank Account in Bankruptcy?

    If you have a loan with your bank and are wiping it out through your bankruptcy, did you know that they may help themselves to the money in your account if you do not continue to pay your loan with them? The right to "set off" is usually imbedded in your original contract wit...

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  • Top Ten ways to fix your credit AFTER bankruptcy

    1. Create a budget for yourself each month to avoid financial problems in the future.2. Apply for a secured card with a bank or credit card company where you deposit cash and charge against it. Also, apply for retail and gas credit cards. Pay the balances off each month3....

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  • What's a Wage Garnishment?

    Most people know the general concept of a wage garnishment, ie, a creditor taking money directly from your paycheck each payday. However, how does a creditor get this access? How quickly will it happen if you do not pay your creditors? How can you STOP it?Basically, once y...

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  • What Happens at the 341 Meeting of Creditors?

    Many people get worried about the 341 Meeting of Creditors. It sounds ominous, but in reality, it's not. Here's what to expect: -arrive 15 minutes early, to make sure you find the meeting area and meet your attorney prior to the meeting. -your attorney should prep you before ...

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