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Will I lose my house if I file bankruptcy in Nebraska?

Can I protect the equity in my house in Nebraska if I file bankruptcy? Normally, the answer is yes, up to $60,000.  But, not everyone qualifies for this exemption.  The bankruptcy homestead exemption law in Nebraska is geared toward protecting families and people 65 years of age or older.   Thus, if you are married […]

The Student Loan crisis | Can bankruptcy help?

Millions of Americans are facing a student loan debt crises.  The young, in particular, have collectively been robbed and cheated of a bright economic future by crushing amounts of student loan balances.  Out of desperation for a solution, more and more people are wondering if bankruptcy of some sort could deal with this problem.  Unfortunately, […]

Will I owe money to my mortgage company after a foreclosure sale?

As a bankruptcy attorney, a very common scenario that I experience is a person that is facing a foreclosure or is worrying about owing money after a foreclosure sale, short sale or deed in lieu of foreclosure. With so many foreclosures in the recent past and with many more in the works, a lot of […]

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