Pennsylvania Bankruptcy Law Questions

2 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy Law for Pennsylvania on May 6, 2012

Andrew Bresalier's answer
Sign up for PACER, it is a free governmental service, as long as you use less than $15 a calendar quarter. Then sign on at the District Court's Bky Site for the specific district and perform a search. From the Docket you can print copies of the ...
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy Law for Pennsylvania on May 30, 2012

Andrew Bresalier's answer
Your mortgage will not be affected by the Bky of your lender. At the most it will be transferred to a new lended.
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy Law for Pennsylvania on Nov 30, 2012

Andrew Bresalier's answer
This is not a Bky Questions. However, you should file the matter in the county where the collateral is located.
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy Law for Pennsylvania on Jun 21, 2013

Andrew Bresalier's answer
Yes it is legal. That should not affect your ownership rights as long as payments are made.
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy Law for Pennsylvania on Nov 25, 2013

Andrew Bresalier's answer
Sign up for PACER, it is a free governmental service, as long as you use less than $15 a calendar quarter. Then sign on at the District Court's Bky Site for the specific district and perform a search. From the Docket you can print copies of the ...
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy Law for Pennsylvania on Oct 15, 2013

Rachel Lea Hunter's answer
Can you get current in 30 days n your mortgage? Further, do you make less than the means test amount? I assume you do because you are unemployed but a chapter 7 will not let you keep your house. If you have no means to get current the mortgage lender ...
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy Law for Pennsylvania on Oct 16, 2013

Rachel Lea Hunter's answer
Chapter 20s were eliminated supposedly by the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention & Consumer Protection Act. What this means is that a debtor can no longer file a chapter 7 bankruptcy and get discharge and then file a chapter 13 and get a discharge. Debtors ...
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy Law for Pennsylvania on Aug 14, 2013

Rachel Lea Hunter's answer
Why is this a bankruptcy question? Spousal or child support has nothing to do with debts. You have an obligation to support your child if this was for child support. Your suggestion that drs. debts (whoever that is) froze your account makes no sense. No ...
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy Law for Pennsylvania on Jul 5, 2013

Rachel Lea Hunter's answer
Tenancy by the entirety is a concept that applies only to the ownership of land. Pennsylvania allows you either to claim the federal exemptions or the state law exemptions. I don't know what you own, but the state law exemptions are limited to: $300 ...
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy Law for Pennsylvania on Apr 26, 2013

Rachel Lea Hunter's answer
The amount of debt is not the determining factor for you. The question is whether you have assets and whether you make too much money to file a chapter 7. In a chapter 7, you get to keep only what is exempt under the state or federal exemptions. The ...
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy Law for Pennsylvania on Apr 20, 2013

Rachel Lea Hunter's answer
Your question as to the bankruptcy laws is too broad. What do you want to know? There are 2 kinds of bankruptcy that most debtors can file - either a chapter 7 or chapter 13. Briefly, the difference is that the chapter 7 is a straight liquidation ...
 
 

2 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy Law for Pennsylvania on Apr 15, 2013

Rachel Lea Hunter's answer
Yes generally but it may depend on what other assets you have and whether you choose the PA state exemptions or federal exemptions. You need to consult your bankruptcy attorney about this.
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy Law for Pennsylvania on Jan 4, 2013

Kathryn U. Tokarska's answer
Not sure why you cannot afford your attorney. Your attorney is obligated to provide you with representation for the duration of your chapter 13. He/she cannot take any money from you after the case is filed. He/she is compensated out of the plan. Check ...
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy Law for Pennsylvania on Aug 22, 2012

Kathryn U. Tokarska's answer
This suggests that perhaps chapter 13 may not be feasible. Please consult an attorney about your potential case and the goals you hope to achieve. Our expertise can be extremely valuable.
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy Law for Pennsylvania on Jan 5, 2013

Kathryn U. Tokarska's answer
I think you mean convert from chapter 13 to chapter 7? Chapter 13 is the one with the payments. The answer will depend on whether you qualify for discharge under chapter 7. If you don't already have a lawyer, get one. Perhaps your chapter 13 can ...
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy Law for Pennsylvania on Feb 2, 2012

Andrew Bresalier's answer
Perjury before the Bky court is a matter for the FBI. Aside from a benefit that you have impeached them and thereby discredited future testimony, you do not receive any "reward". Actually, if they are penalized, this may impede their ability ...
 
 

2 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy Law for Pennsylvania on Dec 4, 2011

Mr. Min G Kim's answer
You may want to contact either your attorney or your current trustee. They will advise you how to handle the money.
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy Law for Pennsylvania on Oct 10, 2011

Andrew Bresalier's answer
If the accident happened prior to the filing of the Bky, the proceeds maybe property of the Bky Estate.
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy Law for Pennsylvania on Dec 2, 2011

Andrew Bresalier's answer
Sign up for PACER at the District Court for the respective jurisdiction. This is a free service, as long as you use less than $10 of services per calendar quarter. Once signed in you can pull up the specific case and review
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy Law for Pennsylvania on Mar 25, 2011

Andrew Bresalier's answer
The Court charges $306 for a Chapter 7, and $281 for a Chapter 13. Two classes are required, one before and one after the case is filed. Attorney's fees vary based upon the complexity of the case. In the Fort Lauderdale/Miami area, they start at ...