Q. What Are Common Reasons People File Bankruptcy?

A. There are many reasons why someone would file bankruptcy. The most obvious is to eliminate debt.

Additional reasons include:

• To stop harassing, threatening, or annoying phone calls
• To stop wages from being garnished
• To end lawsuits or tax levies
• To force tax authorities to accept installment payment plans
• To terminate leases
• To lower interest rates
• To reduce amounts owed on loans
• To lower monthly payments on debts
• To protect assets
• To keep from losing a farm, restaurant, or other business
• To break contracts, such as timeshares
• To speed up or slow down a divorce

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