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How Are Your Debts Reorganized in Chapter 11?
Chapter 11 bankruptcy offers many benefits to troubled companies, including relief from unsustainable levels of debt, a way out of burdensome contracts and some much-needed breathing room to develop a plan for the future. Once the creditors agree to a reorganization plan, the company gets a fresh start and a new balance sheet that better […]
What to Expect When You File Chapter 11 Bankruptcy
Companies in financial distress may be able to use Chapter 11 bankruptcy to restructure and reduce debts, ultimately reemerging as healthier businesses. At one time, only large corporations could afford the costs of Chapter 11, but thanks to change in the Bankruptcy Code, many small businesses are able to take advantage of a streamlined version […]
Deciding What Type of Business Bankruptcy to File
Opening a small business is exciting but risky. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, about 20 percent of small businesses fail in the first year. By the end of year five, 50 percent have failed. And after 10 years, 70 percent have gone out of business. For many small business owners, seeking bankruptcy protection […]