My Chapter 7 Petition is Filed – What Now?

You have reviewed and signed your Chapter 7 bankruptcy petition, taken a credit counseling course and the attorney has filed the petition and the certificate with the Bankruptcy Court. Now what happens? Electronic filing is required by the Maine Bankruptcy Court. Within minutes of filing the attorney will have your case number and verification the […]

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Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: Anything Else?

The last blog post set out the primary documents and information you need to gather for the bankruptcy attorney. Once all the documents are gathered and delivered to the attorney, then the attorney begins to prepare the Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Petition. Generally the preparation of the Petition takes approximately two weeks – the more documents […]

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Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: Preparation for Filing

The simplest answer is to consult with an attorney skilled in Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Often attorneys will do a free brief initial consultation or charge a minimal fee for a consultation. Even if there is a charge, the time spent learning how to prepare to file a Chapter 7 bankruptcy will pay you dividends in […]

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Chapter 7 Bankruptcy…Is it for Me?

Chapter 7 bankruptcy is the most simple and the quickest form of bankruptcy for individuals, couples and businesses. Also known as liquidation of debt, a Chapter 7 bankruptcy will generally eliminate your unsecured debt. Unsecured debt is a debt not tied (or secured) to any particular item. Credit cards, collection accounts, medical bills, civil judgments, […]

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What is the Cost of Maine’s Financial Referendum Items on the 2012 Ballot?

Maine Referendum Items 2 thru 5 on the 2012 ballot are all financial items. All the items listed have already been approved by the Maine legislature but require the ratification of Maine voters to become effective. When reviewing the financial ballot items, keep in mind bonds are our government’s way of borrowing money. Your vote […]

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Same Sex Marriage: A Maine Citizen Initiative Referendum Item

Same Sex Marriage A Maine Citizen Initiative Referendum Item Tuesday, November 6, 2012, is election day through out the nation. Here in Maine election day this year also means voters have an opportunity to vote on five (5) referendum items. The first referendum item on the ballot is a citizen initiative; on the ballot due […]

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What You Can Expect

Before I begin my blog post here telling you what to expect from me, I want to make it known my offices won’t be officially opening until January 1, 2013. Until that time I’m happily employed at Boudreau Law Offices. Hello, and thank you so much for taking time to visit my website. I wanted […]

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