Bankruptcy Law-Claiming My Injury Lawsuit In Bankruptcy

Injury Claims in Bankruptcy: Certain assets in your Bankruptcy are considered exempt.  That means that when you file a chapter seven case the recovery from Workers Compensation or Personal Injury lawsuits proceeds flows to you free of claims from the bankruptcy court.  The exemption is capped by a certain amount but this amount is generous. The most important thing you can do is to make sure that…

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Bankruptcy Law-Removing Liens On Your Home

I filed a Bankruptcy in Oklahoma and still have a lien on my home. If you filed a bankruptcy in Oklahoma and prior to filing the case a creditor filed a lien on your home the bankruptcy filing will not by itself avoid the lien. This means that many debtors find that after the chapter 7 bankruptcy or chapter 13 bankruptcy case has closed…

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Tulsa Bankruptcy-Value Of Your Car For the Purpose Of Bankruptcy

How do you value your car for the purposes of bankruptcy Exemptions? Since Oklahoma has opted out of the federal exemptions, it provides for their own exemption statutes under title 31 of the Oklahoma Statutes section (A)(1) and under 31 O.S. §A (1) (13) and individual may exempt a vehicle for its value up to $7,500.00 in equity. In today’s world, with numerous vehicle…

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Will An Oklahoma Bankruptcy Hurt My Credit

Tulsa Bankruptcy and your credit score: How your credit score will be impacted by filing a bankruptcy in Oklahoma is a question that I’m asked by most of my bankruptcy clients.  The answer to this question is that it really depends on your particular circumstances.  In reality many of my clients are facing judgements for unpaid credit card bills, car repossessions, and foreclosures.  In those…

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BBB Accredited Tulsa Bankruptcy:

Tulsa Bankruptcy Lawyers Better Business Bureau: The Bankruptcy Law office of EZ Oklahoma Bankruptcy gained its accreditation from the Tulsa Better Business Bureau on January 14, 2011.  The rating assigned to our firm is an A.  This rating means that the BBB has not received any consumer complaints about our Bankruptcy attorneys.  Also, the accreditation means that the Tulsa Lawyers for Bankruptcy have agreed that…

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Foreclosure and Oklahoma Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy and Oklahoma Foreclosure: Foreclosure is the process by which your home loan lender attempts to take possession of your home and sell it in an effort to satisfy the debt owed on the home.  The process begins much the same for many Oklahoma home owners.  Often times my clients loose a job or find themselves with a number of medical bills all of…

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Tulsa Bankruptcy Questions answered:

What is the automatic stay? My clients often ask me how I can be so sure that their creditor calls and paycheck garnishments will stop once we file their Bankruptcy case.  This is because of the bankruptcy provision under law that prohibits any further collection efforts by all the creditors.  This means that if your paycheck is being garnished or your home is in foreclosure or any…

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Workers Comp and Bankruptcy

Will I Lose my Settlement Funds in Bankruptcy: This deals with a question I have been asked by many of my Bankruptcy clients who are going to or have already been awarded a settlement in a Oklahoma Workers Compensation case or some other type personal injury case. In an Oklahoma chapter 7 Bankruptcy,  assets that you own will be considered either exempt assets or non-exempt assets.  If…

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Bankruptcy and Divorce Lawyers in Oklahoma

As one of the few Oklahoma bankruptcy law offices that also does divorce in Oklhoma our Tulsa divorce lawyers have a strong understanding of how financial problems in a marriage often times end up with the couple filing for divorce. One way a bankruptcy impacts your divorce is what will each party be lible for once the Divorce decree is entered.  Since the advant of the new Oklahoma…

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Forclosure and Bankruptcy Law Oklahoma

Tulsa Bankruptcy Law and Foreclosure In a large portion of the chapter 7 bankruptcy  and Oklahoma chapter 13 bankruptcy cases I do the client owns a house and doesn’t know if they should keep the house or simply walk away and discharge the debt. The way I approach the question is to ask the bankruptcy client to consider the consequences of all the options available. …

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