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Suing to Relocate: How and Why to Avoid It

Stuart Minion provides his insight on child custody in the instance of divorce relocation for an article published by Splitopia.

In Foreclosure? Chapter 13 Can Help Save Your Home

Job loss, illness and other unforeseen life events can make it hard to pay your mortgage. If you are at risk of foreclosure, Chapter 13 bankruptcy may help you save your home.

There Has Been an Increase in New Jersey Foreclosures Despite the National Downward Trend

Most parts of the country have reported a decline in foreclosures — not in New Jersey. In fact, New Jersey has seen an increase in foreclosures.

Medical Bankruptcies Will Continue Despite the New Health Care Law

The Affordable Care Act, commonly referred to as "Obamacare" is supposed to make health insurance more affordable for Americans. Unfortunately, people are still struggling with medical debt.

For the Millions Overwhelmed by Debt, Bankruptcy May be the Solution

America's economy has been struggling in recent years. Millions of Americans are unable to pay their bills. For some, bankruptcy may be the best solution.

Joint Credit Presents Challenges for Married Couples

After marriage, many spouses combine everything — including their finances and their credit. Joint credit offers many benefits, but it also means couples are jointly liable for debt.

Protecting Your Family Business in a Divorce

During divorce, all marital assets are up for division — including family-owned businesses. There are some precautions you can take, such as a prenuptial agreement, to protect your business in the event of divorce.

Will You Lose Anything if You File a Bankruptcy?

The answer depends on you financial situation. Bankruptcy laws have "exemptions" that protect certain assets during bankruptcy.

You Can Rebuild Your Credit Even With a Bankruptcy

It is true that bankruptcy will impact your credit for seven to 10 years after filing. However, there are steps you can take after bankruptcy to rebuild your credit.

Can the Affordable Care Act Prevent Bankruptcy?

"Obamacare" — technically called the Affordable Care Act — will have a substantial impact on the health care industry. The hope is that the law will lower health care costs, which have become a big source of debt for many Americans.

Does Bankruptcy Help With Student Loans?

Student loans are a heavy burden for many Americans. However, in some cases, it may be possible to discharge student loans through bankruptcy.

What You Need to Know About Fair Debt Collection Practices

Debt collectors have bad reputations for a reason — many of them break Fair Debt Collection laws in an attempt to make debtors pay. Make sure you know what is and what is not legal.