Table of Contents
   Introductionp. V
   Avoiding Bankruptcy If You Can
      Managing Your Debts to Avoid Bankruptcyp. 3
      Debts That Merit Your Special Attentionp. 39
      Knowing How to Handle Debt Collectorsp. 77
   Considering Bankruptcy When Managing Your Debts Doesn't Work
      Knowing When Filing for Bankruptcy Is Your Best Betp. 91
      Grappling With the Ethical and Emotional Aspects of Bankruptcyp. 101
      An Overview of the Bankruptcy Processp. 111
      Working with a Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneyp. 147
      Using a Chapter 7 Liquidation Bankruptcy to Get Rid of Debtp. 161
      Moving Through the Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Processp. 181
   Rebuilding Your Life and Your Finances After Bankruptcy
      Rebuilding Your Credit After Bankruptcyp. 201
      Managing Your Finances to Avoid Future Money Troublesp. 231
   Appendix
      Glossaryp. 243
      Resourcesp. 249
      Formsp. 255
   Indexp. 293
   About the Authorp. 298