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Your 10 Point Estate Planning Checklist | Kaye Law Office | Roxane Kaye

Your 10 Point Estate Planning Checklist

Estate planning is one of the most important things everyone needs to ensure they get done well ahead of when it might become necessary. Life is unpredictable, so that means it is something you should do as soon as possible, especially once you have children. Without an estate plan in place at the point of

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Estate Planning for Business Owners | Roxane Kaye Law | Kaye Law Office

The Benefits of Estate Planning As A Business Owner

Estate planning is important for everyone. There is a multitude of things that can be accomplished with a well-prepared estate plan. This could be making the end of life preparations and giving medical directions. It could also relate to the distribution of property among one’s heirs as well as the creation of trusts to cater

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Filing Chapter 13 Bankruptcy vs. Debt Consolidation | Kaye Law Office | Roxane Kaye

Filing Chapter 13 Bankruptcy vs. Debt Consolidation

If you’re looking to restructure your debts, there are a few options available to you. The most commonly used by individuals include Chapter 7, Chapter 13, and debt consolidation. While Chapter 7 sees an individual surrender his or her unexempt property to repay debts, Chapter 13 and debt consolidation are used to reorganize debt in

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Chapter 13 Bankruptcy and your IRA & 401K

Most employees usually have an IRA, that is, an individual retirement account coupled with a 401(k). A 401(k) account is sponsored by an employer who matches your contribution to the account with a certain sum, say 50% of your contributions to the account. On the other hand, an IRA is individually managed and arranged with

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Chapter 7 Bankruptcy | Kaye Law Office | Roxane Kaye

Chapter 7 Frequently Asked Questions

How does it work? Chapter 7 bankruptcy is also often referred to as liquidation. It is a process where a person files a case before the bankruptcy court seeking relief from their debts because they are unable to discharge them for one reason or another. In the process, a person turns over his “non-exempt” assets

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The 7 Different Trust Types In Estate Planning | Roxane Kay Law

7 Different Trust Types In Estate Planning

Different Trust Types in Estate Planning In estate planning, trusts can be used for the easy distribution of assets to heirs. Structured right, trusts can help you avoid taxation and a drawn-out probate process. They are a great way to ensure assets are immediately passed from the original owner to the heirs, and are managed

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Chapter 13 Bankruptcy and Back Taxes | Law Office of Roxane Kaye | Bankruptcy Lawyer

Chapter 13 Bankruptcy and Back Taxes

Chapter 13 bankruptcy is a great tool for debtors as it protects more assets than Chapter 7. It also provides a structure through which debtors can reorganize their debts and catch up on overdue payments, instead of facing a Chapter 7 liquidation. So, Chapter 13 can give a debtor a repayment schedule that is favorable

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Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Good or Bad? | Law office of Roxane Kaye | Bankruptcy Lawyer

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Good or Bad?

Running into loads of debt is a nightmare for anyone. That sick feeling you get when reading that demand mails from creditors can cripple you as you think of all the things you stand to lose if the creditor carries out all their threats. The good thing is that there are a few ways to

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Chapter 13 Frequently Asked Questions | Law Office of Roxane Kaye | Bankruptcy Attorney

Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Frequently Asked Questions

What is Chapter 13 bankruptcy and how does it work? Chapter 13 bankruptcy is a part of the federal bankruptcy law that gives debtors relief from creditors. It permits debtors to repay part or all of their debts under the protection and supervision of the bankruptcy court. Under this proceeding, the debtor submits a repayment

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What to Expect When Filing Chapter 13 Bankruptcy After Chapter 7 | Roxane Kaye | (810) 226-0203

What to Expect When Filing Chapter 13 Bankruptcy After Chapter 7

If you have filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in the past, you have likely had all of your qualifying debt wiped off. Once you received the official discharge after filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, debts like personal loans, medical bills, and credit card balances were chalked off. But you are still in debt. You know

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Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Dismissal vs Discharge | Roxane Kaye | (810) 226-0203

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Dismissal vs Discharge

Your bankruptcy case may come to an end, but how it is closed could significantly impact your debts and liabilities. If you’ve been considering bankruptcy as an option to solve your debt issues, you may have come across terms like “discharge” and “dismissal”. While these terms easily look like the same thing, they have very

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The Estate Planning Process | Roxane Kaye | Grand Blanc Flint MI

The Estate Planning Process

As you make progress and go through life’s different milestones, it is important that you plan for what is to come. Some of these milestones are planned for, and these could include graduations, setting up a business, birthing children, and retirement. But others may come unexpectedly. Planning for the expected and unexpected allows you to

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Estate Planning Basics

Estate Planning Basics

Getting an estate plan is hardly the type of thing that tops the list of the average American. While some think the process is too expensive, others are yet to get around what it involves. Most people believe that working with attorneys and drafting legal documents will be stressful and time-consuming. But you can save

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