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How bankruptcy can help struggling consumers

Bankruptcy is a process that helps consumers who have overwhelming debt enjoy debt relief. Bankruptcy laws and bankruptcy courts throughout the country, including in Tennessee, walk filing parties through the bankruptcy process. The personal bankruptcy process can give filing parties the chance at a fresh financial start.

What Chapter 11 bankruptcy can do for struggling businesses

Chapter 11 bankruptcy is an important legal protection any struggling business wondering what they will do and considering bankruptcy should be familiar with. It can help a struggling business remain in business and keep their doors open while they reorganize their debt and seek debt relief and a return to profitability.

What is the automatic stay during bankruptcy?

The automatic stay during bankruptcy is important for struggling consumers and filing parties to be aware of because of how much it can help them. Personal bankruptcy protections are not only able to provide relief from debt but can also provide relief from creditors. Once the filing party has filed for personal bankruptcy protection, an automatic stay goes into effect that prevents further creditor collection actions during the bankruptcy process.

Tennessee-based company announces bankruptcy

Chapter 11 bankruptcy is an important type of bankruptcy protection that can help a struggling business reorganize their debt and stay in business. A Tennessee-based discount retailer and pharmacy chain has announced it is seeking Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The company has begun liquidation sales and will be closing stores in the coming months. Earlier this year, the company announced it was closing greater than 280 underperforming stores in 13 states. Through the bankruptcy court, the company is seeking a financing agreement up to $35 million with certain lenders

Bankruptcies up and continue to be high in Tennessee

Bankruptcy relief is an important legal protection for struggling consumers to be familiar with. While there was a year-over-year drop in consumer bankruptcy filings, the number of consumers seeking bankruptcy protection during August increased. Commercial bankruptcy filings also rose year-over-year and in the month of August. One expert noted that recent changes in the law have provided better access to bankruptcy protection for struggling small businesses, family farmers and veterans.

What does the bankruptcy trustee do during bankruptcy?

Bankruptcy trustees are an important part of the bankruptcy process which is why filing parties should ensure all their questions about the role of the bankruptcy trustee are answered. Bankruptcy trustees are involved in both the Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy processes, though their roles may differ depending on the type of bankruptcy protection the filing party has filed for.

Tennessee bankruptcy filings second highest in nation

Bankruptcy is an important resource for those struggling with debt to consider. Bankruptcy rates were up last month nationally and also increased 3% when compared to the same month last year. The total number of bankruptcies last month nationally was 64,283. Both personal and consumer bankruptcy rates increased. Tennessee had the second highest rate of bankruptcy filings in the country. The average bankruptcy rate per capita nationally last month was 2.5 per 10,000. The rate in Tennessee was over twice that at 5.39.

Bankruptcy can help with medical debt challenges

Medical debt can be daunting and can continue to pile up which is why it is helpful for anyone faced with medical debt to be familiar with personal bankruptcy protections. Personal bankruptcy protections can provide relief from medical debt and other types of debt and help struggling consumers move on with their lives debt free.

How Chapter 11 reorganization bankruptcy can help businesses

Chapter 11 bankruptcy is an important resource for businesses that are struggling but wish to remain in business. Chapter 11 bankruptcy is a reorganization bankruptcy option like Chapter 13 bankruptcy is a reorganization personal bankruptcy option.