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1 Answer | Asked in Tax Law for Ohio on Feb 5, 2014

Jennifer Long's answer
Your efile is being rejected because you are claiming a dependent under an SSN that has already been claimed. One way to get around this is to send in a paper return. Once that return is received the IRS will notice that two individuals have claimed the ...
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy Law for Ohio on Mar 2, 2012

Andrew Bresalier's answer
A: You should contact your attorney and have him reopen the case. It will require an Adversary Action, which if you provided the info to him, he should do for free.
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy Law for Ohio on Mar 23, 2012

Andrew Bresalier's answer
A: If you are a natural person, verses a fictitious (i.e. corp, llc, etc.), you are permitted to represent yourself in court. However, Bky is a VERY COMPLICATED area of law, involving a combination of State Laws and Federal Procedures. Debt is not the only ...
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy Law for Ohio on Apr 2, 2012

Andrew Bresalier's answer
A: 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 Ohio on Apr 29, 2012

Andrew Bresalier's answer
A: 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 Ohio on Sep 18, 2012

Andrew Bresalier's answer
A: If you are current on the mortgage or if you have no mortgage and the equity of the property is within the permitted Exemptions, you can keep it. If you are not current, you can do a Chapter 13 and cure the arrears.
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy Law for Ohio on Sep 25, 2012

Andrew Bresalier's answer
A: If you are current on the mortgage or if you have no mortgage and the equity of the property is within the permitted Exemptions, you can keep it. If you are not current, you can do a Chapter 13 and cure the arrears.
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy Law for Ohio on Oct 18, 2012

Andrew Bresalier's answer
A: 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 Ohio on Nov 7, 2012

Andrew Bresalier's answer
A: Until the property is transferred, be it via Foreclosure or some other means, you will continue to be listed as owner.
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy Law for Ohio on Dec 8, 2012

Andrew Bresalier's answer
A: Depends on the amount of equity you have in your home. If it is greater than the permitted exemption, the property could be at risk. If you do not have minor children, your wages could be garnished. In both instances, it is upto you to defend your ...
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy Law for Ohio on Jan 12, 2013

Andrew Bresalier's answer
A: Fees vary case to case based upon the amount of work required. Chapter 7 cases generally start at $1,500 for an experienced Bky atty. Chapter 13 cases start at about $2,500. Some attorneys, like myself offer specials and discounts. The Filing fee for ...
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy Law for Ohio on May 15, 2013

Andrew Bresalier's answer
A: You maybe a victim of ID Theft. You should first check if a case has been filed under your name. If it has you should contact an attorney. If not, you should show the bank they are mistaken. To research this, you A: Sign up for PACER, it is a free ...
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy Law for Ohio on May 16, 2013

Andrew Bresalier's answer
A: 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 Ohio on Nov 7, 2013

Andrew Bresalier's answer
A: Review the Public Records for the County where they are located. You should also review the lien department of the Secretary of State where they are located. Both should be online.
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy Law for Ohio on Nov 29, 2013

Andrew Bresalier's answer
A: There are basically two types of Creditors: (1) Unsecured, which means that there is nothing collateralized (i.e. mortgage/house, auto loan/car), (2) Secured, which means that there is something collateralized and if not paid could be taken. An ...
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy Law for Ohio on Jan 3, 2014

Andrew Bresalier's answer
A: If the attorney’s fees were charged to you as part of a family law case, involving Child / Spousal Support or was granted “in the Nature of Support”, then it generally cannot be discharged. If there were no support issues, then it should be dischargeable.
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy Law for Ohio on Jan 15, 2014

Andrew Bresalier's answer
A: A chapter 7 discharges your debts. This means you no longer have a legal obligation to repay them. However, certain debts are not dischargeable, such as student loans, Child/Spousal Support, Taxes and Debts relating from a DUI.
 
 

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy Law for Ohio on Jan 29, 2014

Andrew Bresalier's answer
A: 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 ...
 
 

2 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy Law for Ohio on Feb 1, 2014

Andrew Bresalier's answer
A: You should use what you are actually spending. Go over your bank account, as the Trustee will review them and compare what you write.