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The basics of bankruptcy

Oregon residents who find themselves overwhelmed with debt can seek relief by filing for Chapter 7 or a Chapter 13 bankruptcy. A Chapter 7 bankruptcy wipes out most debts and offers the chance of a fresh start. Those who file for Chapter 13 bankruptcy pay down some or all of their debts over a period of three to five years. Individuals generally file for Chapter 13 because they have assets they would like to protect or they earn too much money to file a Chapter 7 petition.

Personal circumstances may dictate type of bankruptcy filing

It can be difficult to get finances back on track when debts are piling up. Oregon consumers have options to reduce or eliminate debts, including negotiating with creditors or filing for bankruptcy under Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 of the Bankruptcy Code. The type of bankruptcy they should file for depends on their particular financial situation and their goals for the process. In many cases, the rules will determine which type of filing to make.

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