Baran Bulkat


Baran Bulkat is a former consumer bankruptcy attorney with extensive experience in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy filings as well as debt settlement. He has authored numerous bankruptcy and debt management articles on as well as other Nolo sites. He has also updated a previous edition of Nolo's book,  How to File for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy.

In addition to his bankruptcy experience, Baran also worked as an analyst and compliance manager for a large financial planning firm where he obtained his Series 7, 24, and 66 securities licenses.

Baran received his undergraduate degree in business management from Georgia Tech and his law degree from California Western School of Law.

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Articles By Baran Bulkat

Should I refinance before or after bankruptcy?
Learn whether it is better to refinance your mortgage before or after bankruptcy.
Should I Buy a Car Before or After Filing for Bankruptcy?
Want to buy a new car, truck, SUV, or other motor vehicle? Find out if you should do it before or after bankruptcy.
What Happens If a Bankruptcy Debtor Dies?
Debtors sometimes die while their Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy case is still pending. Find out what happens to the case.
Can I File an Emergency Bankruptcy Petition to Stop a Foreclosure Sale?
If you need to stop foreclosure in a hurry, you can file an emergency bankruptcy petition.
Can I Use Chapter 13 Bankruptcy to Get My Car Back After Repossession?
If your car, truck, van, minivan, motorcycle, SUV, or other motor vehicle has been repossessed (but not yet sold), filing for Chapter 13 bankruptcy may allow you to get it back.
Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Plan Payment Calculator
This calculator will help you determine the minimum monthly payment you'd need to make as part of your Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Plan.
Do I Qualify for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?
To qualify for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, your disposable income must be low enough to pass the means test.
Which Debts are Cancelled in Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?
Find out which debts will be discharged at the end of your Chapter 13 bankruptcy repayment plan period.
When Do You Need to Disclose Your Bankruptcy?
Find out when you'll have to tell creditors and others about your bankruptcy.
Are My Wages Protected in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?
Whether you can keep your wages in Chapter 7 bankruptcy depends on when you earned the income and the exemption laws of your state.