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If my home is going to be foreclosed on in the next 60-90 days is it too late to file bankruptcy in an effort to try and keep my home.
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The bankruptcy will stay the foreclosure. It may help buy some time to work out a refinance or other measure.martindale.com and findlaw.com are both excellent lookup directories. Both highly rated. Both used by lawyers. Easy to search and find local options.Please let me know if the reply is acceptable by responding “yes” or “acceptable”
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