This is one of those times when you really need to meet with your advisers to figure out the best way to go. Getting a consultation with an accountant, business or bankruptcy lawyer will be well worth the money.
Today's tip:Tired of the bill collectors harassing you? Here's a great trick. Next time they cal at home or work, tell them that pursuant to the Fair Debt Collections Practices Act they must stop calling you. And once so warned, they must. Yes, they can sue still, and they might, but they often don't and they have to stop calling.
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