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Chapter 11 bankruptcy can be a good thing for business

When thinking about your business, you know that failure is not an option. Unfortunately, 80 percent of new businesses fail within the first 18 months, according to Forbes. What options do owners have when a business is in the doldrums? Legal options are available to help businesses bounce back from even the worst financial circumstances, and a high-profile example is taking place right now.

Asset liquidation and Chapter 12 bankruptcy

When you are going through Chapter 12 bankruptcy, especially if you are in the farming business, it is likely that you will be wanting to avoid the liquidation of large assets. Chapter 12 allows for the possibility to do this because it means that you are able to restructure your business so that it is more economically efficient.

Individual bankruptcy: Filing Chapter 11

Chapter 11 bankruptcy concerns itself with helping people reorganize their debts, their income and their methods of repayment. It is a great solution for a business, because it offers a way to enable businesses to change the means of their revenue stream. However, it's also a great option for individuals who have a high disposable income and do not qualify for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13.

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