Buy(November 2021, 22nd Edition)
You don’t have to struggle with burdensome debt. By filing for Chapter 7, relief can be yours in as few as four months. How to File for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy explains the bankruptcy process in easy-to-understand language, including:
Once you’re ready to file, you’ll use the step-by-step instructions to:
Get more than 40 additional resources, including samples of completed bankruptcy forms, fillable financial worksheets, current income and exemption charts, motions, and more. And, most importantly, if the law changes, you’ll know. Nolo provides access to legal changes on the How to File for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy updates page.
Clear instructions on when and how to fill out the necessary forms.”-Forbes
“Exceptionally clear…”-The New York Times
“A do-it-yourself bankruptcy book for people who can’t afford expensive lawyers.”-Newsweek
Buy(May 2020, 15th Edition)
Chapter 13 bankruptcy offers unique debt solutions not available in Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Yes, you'll pay into a repayment plan. But your money will go toward the debts that matter most -- like your mortgage, car loan, support obligations, and taxes. Remaining debts, such as credit card balances, medical bills, and utility bills, usually get only a fraction of what you owe.
Some of Chapter 13 bankruptcy's other features include allowing filers to:
Here, you'll find clear explanations of the Chapter 13 process to help you:
This revised edition includes all the latest changes in bankruptcy law, including updated exemption tables for every state, and explains how to use the new official bankruptcy forms.
An excellent book that can guide you through the process."-Forbes
"This is the best book going if you choose to file alone or if you want background on the Chapter 13 process."-Attorney Gary Klein, Co-Author of Consumer Bankruptcy Law and Practice
"An excellent resource..."-Consumers Digest
Buy(December 2019, 8th Edition)
You know bankruptcy will help you get back on your financial feet. But which chapter type is best? The New Bankruptcy explains the benefits of Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy. You’ll learn that Chapter 7 bankruptcy will:
Chapter 13 bankruptcy works by keeping creditors at bay while you:
The 8th edition's expanded online companion page includes downloadable worksheets and easy-to-use charts, as well as a sample bankruptcy filing on the latest official legal forms.
Buy(July 2019, 17th Edition)
Conquering overwhelming debt starts with understanding your options. Solve Your Money Troubles gives you the tools you need to get your finances back on track. Learn how to:
But that's not all. Solve Your Money Troubles helps you handle the big issues, too. Find out how to:
In addition to up-to-date legal information, you’ll find practical tools, such as sample creditor letters and budgeting worksheets. And, if the law changes, you won’t be left out of the loop. You’ll have online access to all of the latest debt, credit, and bankruptcy developments.
“This book is a must-have, even for people who don’t have debt problems.”
-Los Angeles Times
“One of the best books you can buy on all aspects of personal debt.”
-Michael Pellecchia, Nationally Syndicated Columnist
“This book will give you strength and the skills needed to respond to bill collectors and to rebuild your credit….”
-New Orleans Times-Picayune
Buy(October 2020, 14th Edition)
A bad credit report can prevent you from getting a mortgage, car loan, credit card, apartment or even a job. The sensible strategies in Credit Repair help you take control of your finances, clean up your credit report and rebuild your credit. Learn how to:
Updates to the 13th edition of Credit Repair include the latest student loan repayment programs, new credit-building strategies, changes to the credit scoring of tax liens, medical debt, and civil judgments, identity theft reporting developments, and more.
"A solid, thorough, user-friendly resource accessible to anyone and everyone concerned about their credit rating." - Midwest Book Review
“Credit Repair is full of suggestions for restoring your good credit name.” -Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
“Can help you distinguish helpful credit repair counselors from scam artists.” -Los Angeles Times
"A high quality, do-it-yourself approach….” -REUTERS
Buy(August 2021, 8th Edition)
When you’re in foreclosure, there’s no time to waste. You need to know your options and The Foreclosure Survival Guide can help. You’ll learn how to:
The powerful, yet practical advice in this edition also explains:
People affected by COVID-19 will also learn about moratoriums and how to address mortgage problems using the most current foreclosure avoidance options.
“...evaluate your options and make smart choices.”—Publishers Weekly
“...exactly what those facing foreclosure need.”—Jim C. Turner, former executive director, HALT
“Straightforward and timely.”—Library Journal