Helpful Links

Get your credit report

Every person is allowed to get a Free Credit Report once every 12 months from each of the three major credit reporting bureaus. If you have not recieved your Free Credit Reports in the last 12 months, click the Free

Credit Report link below:
FREE CREDIT REPORT

If you have received Free Credit Reports in the last 12 months, then you can buy copies of your report at the below links:
BUY YOUR CREDIT REPORT

Credit counseling

Pre-bankruptcy credit counseling is required before a bankruptcy can be successfully filed. You are required to use a credit counselor that has been approved by the U.S. Trustee. Below are links to two different sites that have lists of approved credit counsling agencies:

LIST MADE BY OUR OFFICE FOR THE NORTHERN AND MIDDLE DISTRICT OF GEORGIA
LIST OF THE U.S. TRUSTEE OF ALL APPROVED CREDIT COUNSELORS

Valuing Your Property
Websites for finding values for homes and land:
ZILLOW
BANK OF AMERICA
GEORGIA COUNTIES TAX DIGESTS

Websites for finding vehicle values:
NADA APPRAISALS
KELLEY BLUE BOOK APPRAISALS
EDMUND APPRAISALS

Bankruptcy information and resources
US COURTS INFORMATION ON CHAPTER 7
US COURTS INFORMATION ON CHAPTER 13
NORTHERN DISTRICT OF GEORGIA BANKRUPTCY COURT
MIDDLE DISTRICT OF GEORGIA BANKRUPTCY COURT
SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF GEORGIA BANKRUPTCY COURT
OFFICIAL US TRUSTEE HANDBOOK
TEXT OF THE ENTIRE BANKRUPTCY CODE FROM CORNELL LAW SCHOOL
FINDLAW.COM
BANKRUPTCY GLOSSARY

Getting credit after the case is over
Going back into debt with new credit after your case is over should only be done as a necessity like buying a used car or if you have to have a credit card to travel with your work.

Below are some websites that offer credit to people that have filed bankruptcy. We have no financial interest in these websites and warn you they have high interest rates on their loans.
Credit Cards:
Credit-after- bankruptcy.com

Car Loans:
Autoloansfinancing.com
Carcredit.co

News media sites
FOXNEWS
NEW YORK TIMES
NEWSPAPERS.COM
USATODAY.COM
WALL STREET JOURNAL

Search engines
GOOGLE
YAHOO
BING
COMPREHENSIVE SEARCH ENGINE LIST

Famous people who have filed bankruptcy
Do famous and rich people ever file Bankruptcy? YES!
Famous People Who Filed Bankruptcy If you’re feeling alone and depressed because you have problems with debt, cheer up — you’re in the company of the (fleetingly) rich and (mostly) famous. As the following list of famous people confirms, anyone can find themselves unable to pay their bills. A high income does not prevent your from financial problems. This list proves that financial trouble are not limited by socio-economic status. People with all levels of income can overcome their financial problems by filing bankruptcy. Most of these celebrities not only recovered financially, but many went on to earn great wealth after filing bankruptcy.

  • Phineas Taylor (P.T.) Barnum – Founder of Barnum Circus (who later merged his circus with James Bailey to form Barnum & Bailey Circus)
  • Kim Basinger – Actress
  • L. Frank Baum – Wizard of Oz author
  • King Edward II – 14th century English King
  • Lorraine Bracco – Actress (Dr. Melfi – Sopranos)
  • Mathew Brady – Distinguished Civil War photographer
  • Toni Braxton – Singer
  • George Clinton – Singer (“Atomic Dog”)
  • Samuel L. Clemens (“Mark Twain”) – Author
  • Natalie Cole – Singer
  • Gary Coleman – Actor (Arnold – Different Strokes)
  • John Connally – Former Texas Governor
  • Francis Ford Coppola – Film Director/Producer
  • Cathy Lee Crosby – Actress
  • Vic Damone – Singer
  • Dorothy Dandrdge – Actress
  • Dino De Laurentis – Film Producer
  • Walt Disney – Film Producer & Theme Park Pioneer
  • Eddie Fisher – Actor
  • Mick Fleetwood – Singer (Fleetwood Mac)
  • Heidi Fleiss – Clothing Line Founder & Famous Hollywood Madam
  • Henry Ford – First two automobile companies failed
  • William Fox – Co-founder of 20th Century Fox Film Corporation
  • Marvin Gaye – Singer
  • Andy Gibb – Singer
  • Charles Goodyear – Founder of Goodyear Tire Co.
  • Ulysses S. Grant – 18th U.S. President & Civil War General
  • Bob Guccione – Publisher/Founder of Penthouse Magazine
  • Merle Haggard – Bakersfield, California raised County & Western Singer
  • Corey Haim – Actor (Star of The Lost Boys (1987))
  • Dorothy Hamill – Olympic Ice Skater
  • M.C. Hammer – Singer/Rapper (“Can’t Touch This”)
  • Richard Harris – Actor/Producer/Director
  • Isaac Hayes – Songwriter/Musician/Singer
  • Henry John Heinz – Famous Condiment Manufacturer
  • Sherman Hemsley – Actor (George Jefferson from The Jeffersons)
  • Milton Snavely Hershey – Founder of Hershey’s Foods Corp.
  • Ron Isley – Singer
  • Jermaine Jackson – Singer (Michael Jackson’s brother)
  • Joe & Katherine Jackson – Parents of the Michael Jackson
  • La Toya Jackson – Singer (Michael Jackson’s sister)
  • Randy Jackson – Singer (Michael Jackson’s brother)
  • Tito Jackson – Singer (Michael Jackson’s brother)
  • Thomas Jefferson – American Founding Father and President
  • Don Johnson – Actor/Producer
  • Kacey Jones – Singer
  • Chaka Kahn – 80’s R & B Singer
  • Larry King – Talk-show Host/Author
  • Bowie Kuhn – Former Major League Baseball Commissioner
  • Lorenzo Lamas – Actor
  • Cyndi Lauper – 80’s Singer
  • Stan Lee – Co-creator of Spider Man, The Incredible Hulk, The X-Men, etc.
  • Jerry Lewis – Actor
  • Jerry Lee Lewis – Singer
  • Meat Loaf – Singer
  • Jorge & Joanne Lopes – Winners of the $110.3 million 2002 Big Game Multi-state Lotto jackpot.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Famous Musical Composer
  • Willie Nelson – Country & Western Singer/Songwriter
  • Wayne Newton – Famous Singer/Actor who regularly performs in Las Vegas
  • Immanuel Nobel – Father of Alfred Nobel (who founded Nobel prizes)
  • Johnny Paycheck – Country & Western Singer
  • Tom Petty – Singer
  • Susan Powter – Exercise/Fitness Expert
  • Burt Reynolds – Actor/Director
  • Debbie Reynolds – Actress/Singer
  • Rembrandt Heremenszoon Van Rijn – Famous Dutch painter
  • Juan Rodriguez – $149 million New York Mega Millions Lotto jackpot winner (He filed shortly before winning).
  • Mickey Rooney – Actor
  • Harry Saltzman – Film Producer (James Bond movies)
  • Shenandoah – Country Music Band
  • Anna Nicole Smith – Model/Actress
  • James & Lynne Spears – Britney Spear’s parents
  • William G. Stern – British property mogul
  • J. Fife Symington – Governor of Arizona
  • Donald Trump’s Trump Hotels and Casino Resorts Inc.
  • Mike Tyson – Boxer
  • Johnny Unitas – Hall of Fame Quarterback
  • Oscar Wilde – Acclaimed Author and Poet
  • Tammy Wynette – Singer

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