May 26, 2014
Picking up from Considering Filing for Bankruptcy? Ask Yourself these 6 Questions (Pt. 1), below we will outline a few more important factors people need to think about when they are deciding whether filing for bankruptcy will be a good way to deal with their financial issues.
Question 3: Would alternatives for bankruptcy be a viable debt relief solution?
When considering filing for bankruptcy, it’s important that people take a look at all available debt relief options they may have to determine whether other options may also be viable or effective for dealing with their financial issues. For example, in some cases, it may be possible to work with creditors to negotiate a debt settlement that:
- Is less than the total debt owed
- Can be paid off in the near future
- Consequently, can reduce a person’s overall debt obligations.
Whether or not this (or other alternatives to bankruptcy) may work for you will depend on a number of different factors, so be sure to consult with an experienced attorney for professional advice regarding what your best options are.
Question 4: What will be my remaining debt obligations after filing for bankruptcy?
It’s important that you are aware that filing for bankruptcy may not necessarily relieve you of all of your debt obligations and that you may still be required to repay certain debts through and after the bankruptcy proceedings. For instance, if you have been order by family courts to pay child or spousal support, then this obligation will still remain despite a bankruptcy case.
Knowing what debt you will still be responsible for repaying after bankruptcy can help you evaluate whether pursuing this debt relief option may be a good move for you.
Don’t miss the conclusion to this blog for some final things that people should think about when considering filing for bankruptcy.
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