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Understanding Debt Reaffirmation in Los Angeles

If you are behind on car or mortgage payments, which are classified as secured debt, and you want to keep the property after filing a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, you may be thinking about a reaffirmation agreement. By reaffirming the debt you owe, you are able to keep your vehicle or personal property recently purchased, provided you are able to make the payments.

However, reaffirmation agreements can be complex. To get all the information you need to make a sound decision, speak to the attorneys at RHM LAW LLP. Our firm has helped thousands of individuals throughout Southern California achieve debt solutions that work for them.

Call our Los Angeles reaffirmation agreement attorneys at (213) 344-0043 to discuss your situation during a 30-minute risk-free consultation.

Navigating Reaffirmation Agreements: What You Need to Know

Since home mortgages and car loans are considered secured debt, if you have defaulted on your payments, the lender can take the property from you. With a vehicle, it is referred to as repossession. With a home, it is a foreclosure action.

By reaffirming the debt, you are essentially promising the lender that the debt will not be discharged in bankruptcy. It involves entering into a new contract with the creditor for the remaining amount due.

Deciding to Reaffirm Your Debt: Pros and Cons

If you wish to keep your house or vehicle, you may need to sign a reaffirmation agreement. However, it is important that you understand that entering into that contract will make you personally liable for that debt, despite your bankruptcy relief. Therefore, it is critical that you can afford the payments established in the new creditor payment plan.

Expert Legal Advice for High-Stakes Financial Decisions

Reaffirmation agreements only apply if you file a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, not a Chapter 13 bankruptcy. To determine if you are eligible for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, you must pass the means test. Our reaffirmation agreement lawyers in Los Angeles will meet with you in a 30-minute risk-free consultation to answer all your bankruptcy questions. We maintain offices in Los Angeles or Encino and serve clients in San Fernando Valley and throughout Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino, and Orange Counties.

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