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Can I Keep My Home in Alabama Without Paying for it if I File Bankruptcy?

If you file Bankruptcy (either Chapter 13 or Chapter 7) you have to continue to pay for the things that you want to keep. For example, if you owe $12,000 on your car and you file Chapter 13 you will have to pay at least $220.00 per month over a five year period of time to pay off the car.

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How to Stop a Foreclosure in Alabama

There are several ways to stop a foreclosure. One of the most common ways to prevent a mortgage company from foreclosing on your home is to file Chapter 13 Bankruptcy. Chapter 13 allows you to reorganize your debt and gives you the opportunity to pay your mortgage arrearage over a 3 or 5 year period. It is important that you consult with an experienced Bankruptcy attorney and file your case before the date that the foreclosure is scheduled. Once the foreclosure sale is held, Chapter 13 cannot save your home. Filing Chapter 13 can also stop vehicle repossessions and may reduce your total monthly expenses.

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