What Should I Expect From My Bankruptcy Attorney?

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Whether you’re filing Chapter 7, Chapter 13, or other form of bankruptcy, you need a bankruptcy attorney for help navigating the complex process. Bankruptcy can free you of debt or provide a more practical way to improve your financial situation. A bankruptcy case can be challenging; just filling out the right forms can be stressful, […]

5 Common Injuries Suffered from a Car Accident

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Personal injury law is a leading practice area at OakTree Law, and all our Los Angeles personal injury attorneys are familiar with car accident injuries. Over 3 million people in the U.S. are injured every year due to car accidents, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Some injuries heal with in days; others […]

The Difference Between Unsecured and Secured Debt

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When you find you’re short on cash, there are different options for borrowing money. There are two types of debt you can consider for purchases. The differences between them can help you make decisions on how to pay off debts, protect your assets, and even plan important purchases. These two major types include unsecured debt […]

Ways to Avoid Timeshare Foreclosures

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Mortgage payments, maintenance fees, and assessments can add up if you own a timeshare. Not meeting your financial obligations can put you at risk of foreclosure. You could then lose the property, impose hardship on other owners, and disservice guests and those who you rent the property out to. It can also subject you to […]

Why More and More Seniors Are Filing for Bankruptcy

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The number of senior citizens who have filed for bankruptcy has risen dramatically. According to The New York Times, although the number of older Americans has increased about 500%, about 12% of those are now seniors. In 1991, seniors represented just 2.1% of filers, representing a nearly 10-fold increase in less than three decades. Why […]