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When people fall on hard times, it is sometimes necessary to file for bankruptcy. There are many different kinds of bankruptcy that have different effects on filers. Bankruptcy can help debtors work their way out from under large amounts of debt, but it can also seriously impact their lives and the lives of their families. For this reason, anyone considering filing for bankruptcy should weigh their options and consider whether bankruptcy is right for them. FindLaw’s Bankruptcy News section is the foremost source of legal news and analysis about bankruptcy, with breaking news, attorney articles and information from sources around the web.

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  • Detroit mayor: Challenges remain after bankruptcy

    Thu, 11 Dec 2014 03:53:43 GMT

    DETROIT (AP) — The formalities may be over for Detroit, which officially exits bankruptcy after midnight Wednesday and shrugs off the yoke of state receivership. But efforts to make the Motor City livable for residents and appealing to businesses will likely have to last for years to come.