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Paper: ‘No money down’ bankruptcies prevalent among the poor, minorities

Paper: ‘No money down’ bankruptcies prevalent among the poor, minorities

Bankruptcy attorneys are increasingly encouraging clients to file for the more expensive “no money down” option of Chapter 13 bankruptcy – a tactic that’s used more often with blacks than with whites, according to research co-written by Robert M. Lawless, the Max L. Rowe Professor of Law at Illinois and a leading consumer credit and bankruptcy expert.

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Monday, November 13, 2017