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  • A Guide to Bankruptcy

    An overview of consumer bankruptcy law from Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network, Inc. Read More

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    Pennsylvania Legal Aid Network, Inc.
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
    Russian / Pусский
    Vietnamese / Tiếng Việt
  • Bankruptcy Basics (Video)

    Nine-part video presentation from the U.S. Courts providing an overview of the basic bankruptcy process. Developed from the Federal Judiciary publication "Bankruptcy Basics." Read More

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    U.S. Courts, the Federal Judiciary
    Read this in:
    Spanish / Español
  • Bankruptcy Class - Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada (Video)

    The Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada and the William S. Boyd School of Law at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas have partnered for over 10 years to provide free legal information to their community. Boyd students, supervised by attorneys, teach the informational classes. This video of their Bankruptcy class, offered in seven continuously running segments, was generously produced by the staff of Vegas PBS. Although some parts of this class discusses Nevada law (particularly the discussion of Exemptions), which does not apply to Pennsylvania residents, the majority of the discussion concerns federal bankruptcy law which applies across the United States. Read More

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    Legal Aid Center of Southern Nevada and the William S. Boyd School of Law at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • Bankruptcy Counseling Requirements

    Information from Northwestern Legal Services providing an overview about the credit counseling and debtor education now required in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy. Read More

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    Northwestern Legal Services
  • Bankruptcy Overview (Video)

    This educational video from the Legal Aid Network of Kentucky and Legal Aid Society of Louisville, Kentucky provides an overview of bankruptcy law. This video provides legal information and not legal advice. If you need legal advice, please contact an attorney. Read More

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    Legal Aid Network of Kentucky
  • Bankruptcy: What it Really Means : North Penn Legal Services Bankruptcy Clinic Video

    This video from North Penn Legal Services features a question and answer session from a Bankruptcy Clinic held by North Penn Legal Services addressing issues relating to bankruptcy proceedings and the effects of bankruptcy on various types of debts. (41:01) Read More

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    North Penn Legal Services
  • Civil Issues Relating to Bankruptcy (Audio-MP3)

    Episode of Northwestern Legal Services' "Access to Justice" Radio show broadcast on JET 1400 AM in Erie, PA on 6/14/07. This episode features U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Warren Bentz and provides information on Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy filings, and recent changes in federal bankruptcy law. (28:14) Read More

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    Northwestern Legal Services
  • Debt Collection Remedies for Consumers (Audio-MP3)

    Episode of Northwestern Legal Services' "Access to Justice" Radio show broadcast on JET 1400 AM in Erie, PA on 6/21/2008. Vince Brocki, Northwestern Legal Services Resource Developer interviews Andrea Amicangelo, Esq., NWLS Staff Attorney regarding remedies consumers have regarding debt collection efforts, an explanation of secured vs. unsecured debts, how a credit counselor can help, and info on filing bankruptcy. (22:05) Read More

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    Northwestern Legal Services