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Chapter 7, Chapter 13, Chapter 11 Bankruptcy – What’s the Difference?

September 26th, 2013

Filing bankruptcy can provide a “fresh start” to individuals, married couples, or companies struggling with insurmountable debt or harassing creditors. The Bankruptcy Code provides different relief depending on the debtor’s situation, but most cases are filed under Chapter 7, Chapter […]

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Can Public Workers’ Pensions Survive Municipal Bankruptcy?

August 7th, 2013

A federal judge ruled in April that the city of Stockton, CA, was legally eligible to enter Chapter 9 bankruptcy after they had filed in late 2012.  This case raises questions that are also present in Detroit’s bankruptcy, especially the […]

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