The Bankruptcy Handbook: Everything You Need to Know to Avoid Bankruptcy, Get Rid of Debt, and Rebuild Your Credit

The Bankruptcy Handbook: Everything You Need to Know to Avoid Bankruptcy, Get Rid of Debt, and Rebuild Your Credit

by John Ventura

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The Bankruptcy Handbook: Everything You Need to Know to Avoid Bankruptcy, Get Rid of Debt, and Rebuild Your Credit by John Ventura


Filing for bankruptcy is a big step that will affect your financial life for years to come. If you are struggling to pay your bills and are considering bankruptcy, nationally known bankruptcy attorney John Ventura can guide you step by step through the process, from start to finish, so you will know what to expect and how to make the best decisions along the way.

In this clear and straightforward guide, Ventura shares his years of expertise on topics including:

  • Strategies for avoiding bankruptcy
  • When bankruptcy is your best move
  • What not to do before filing for bankruptcy
  • The role that credit counseling agencies play in bankruptcy
  • The differences between a Chapter 13 and a Chapter 7 bankruptcy
  • How to rebuild your financial life after bankruptcy

Ventura tackles it all, including the complex emotional and ethical considerations involved, to help you navigate the ever-changing legal and financial implications of bankruptcy. All-encompassing and highly accessible, The Bankruptcy Handbook is the only guide you'll need to make the decision that is right for you.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781427795991
Publisher: Kaplan Publishing
Publication date: 01/01/2008
Pages: 308
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.78(d)

About the Author

John Ventura is a nationally known bankruptcy attorney and author who has been writing about issues related to consumer financial and legal issues for more than 15 years. During this time, Ventura has been a guest on CNN, CNBC, PBS, and National Public Radio, among other national TV and radio media and has been quoted in such publications as The Wall Street Journal, Kiplinger's Personal Finance, Money, Newsweek, Black Enterprise, Entrepreneur, U.S. News and World Report, Maxim, Good Housekeeping, Martha Stewart's Living, the Chicago Tribune, the LA Times, and The Dallas Morning News, among other media outlets. Most recently, he has been quoted at CBSMarketWatch.com, Office.com, Bankrate.com, USA Today, MSNMoney, The Dallas Morning News, The Detroit Free Press, the Baltimore Sun, the Indianapolis Star, and Black Enterprise Magazine. He currently serves as Director of the Texas Consumer Complaint Center at the University of Houston Law School in Texas and is also an adjunct professor at the law school.

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