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Consumer Legal Services, LLC BLOG

Release the stigma and live a life of financial freedom! The day you receive your Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Discharge is the first Debt-Free day of the rest of your life.  I know it may seem scary at first to think you will have no credit and not be able to fall back on credit cards...
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ADDRESSING CLIENTS’ NEEDS DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC January 29, 2021 “Home, for some people, is the last bulwark against the gnawing, snarling, wolf of poverty, the pain of hunger, and now, the risk of death by slow and wrenching suffocation from COVID-19. Some of our hardest working citizens find shelter with family. Some have to live...
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Congratulations, you have successfully completed your Chapter 7 Bankruptcy case and received your Discharge! But…just what is a Discharge anyway!?! One of the most frequently asked question I get from my clients is “WHAT IS A DISCHARGE?” So, in this Chapter 7 Series Blog installment I am going to fully explain what a Chapter 7...
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The last action you must take in your Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Process will be taking the Debtor Personal Financial Management Education Course.  This is actually fun and will be your first step on the road to a healthy financial life!   In order to receive your Discharge you must complete an “instructional course concerning personal...
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In my last blog entry of this Chapter 7 Series I explained who the Chapter 7 Trustee is and what role he or she plays in your Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Case.  This week I am going to stay with that topic, and add some information on just what to expect at a typical Section 341...
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In your Chapter 7 Bankruptcy process there will be 3 main people involved: you, your attorney and the Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustee assigned to your case. In short, a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Trustee is the person who oversees your Bankruptcy Case. There are currently seven Chapter 7 Trustees in the State of Connecticut who are...
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When life gives you bad bananas, make banana bead. Here’s how: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. In a large mixing bowl add 1 cup of sugar, 1/4 cup of vegetable oil and cream together. Add 2 eggs, 1 cup of bad bananas (peeled and mashed) and 2 cups of Bisquick. Nuts are optional. Pour into buttered and...
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In this blog we will explore a very important step in your Chapter 7 Bankruptcy process: Your Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Petition, Signing and Filing. Once you have met with me for your free initial consultation, retained me to file your Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Petition and delivered to me all of the required documents, I will...
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Superior Court for Family Matters Standing Orders – Management Order for Trials, Hearings, Case Dates, and Resolution Plan Dates Effective January 1, 2021 These management orders shall apply to trials, hearings, Case Dates, and Resolution Plan Dates in family matters, whether pendente lite or postjudgment, unless: (1) the requirements are waived or modified by the...
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