Yes, you can file bankruptcy without involving your spouse. However you are still required to show income eligibility on a whole family budget. (In states that have a connection with Spanish law, like California, the debts of one are the debts of both, while you are married.)
Now I have to have a co-signed or cough up extra 2,200 or else they will take my car. I returned car. I was going to get refunded my downpayment but they want to charge me $900. Technically there’s no contract right? What do I do I had no idea about the time frame or deadline of having to resign... Read more »
Yes. You are allowed $6000 for motor vehicles, which you can split. $4575 on the car, leaving $1425 for the motor cycle. Then you are right that the Virginia "homestead deed" can cover the rest of the bike.
Since your assets are all exempt, you might consider savings money to...Read more »
If you can PROVE to a judge that the papers for the first court date went to an address that you can PROVE you didn't live at during that time, then the judgment is not valid and they need to start over.
Virginia Judges are not quick to throw out bad judgement. Also the Judge is...Read more »
The debt was assigned in court by default judgement. Can such a judgement be included or removed in a bankruptcy? Will other tenant be held responsible if entire debt is included with just one party filing bankruptcy?
I teach English in China and get paid in Chinese Yuan, but I don't have any US tax forms (W-2/W-4) or anything since those are not used here. I've lived in China since September 9, 2017, so it's been more than 180 days since I've lived in the States. I'm going to live in... Read more »
Due to my wife Having major medical issues and losing her job we are filing chapter 7 in Virginia can we keep our Timeshare based on pointsThrough Windham thanks we pay maintenance fees we owe no money
If you propose to pay everybody in full in Chapter 13, then your investment portfolio would NOT be affected. You should definitely talk to an experience lawyer in your area to be sure that a 100% Chapter 13 is your best course of action.
I have filed a proof of claim in bankruptcy court and conremplating filing a motion to lift stay as a tort claimant against former employer for assault and battery by supervisor. If the motion to lift stay is denied can a proof of claim be filed again?
If you have a claim against a former employer for assault and battery by a supervisor, you need a lawyer. Maybe two lawyers. One to protect your rights in the bankrutpcy court, and one to fight for you on the tort claim. Trying to handle those yourself is a real chance to miss deadlines and...Read more »
My husband is trying to file a chapter 7 bankruptcy . I want to withdraw my tsp from a previous employer. The paper he has to sign for me to withdraw acknowledge that he has no rights to it. Will it affect him signing the tsp?
There is a garnishment that could take place and they could possible take the max 25% which would prevent me from taking care of my children and myself.....i was reading about head of household exemptions and did not know if VA recognized this and if so what would the qualifications be for this.
We purchased a used 2017 SUV for just under $18,000. We put a $4,000 deposit down and financed the roughly $14,000 remainder. We were pre-approved through Capital One's auto loan program. The dealership ran our pre-approval and finalized our loan. Our first payment is supposed to be due the... Read more »
The court date is a couple weeks away, just found out. I am POA and full-time caregiver for mom (she has dementia), we live in her house, she gets SS and small pension, no assets other than house. Could offer 3k lump sum to settle, but is that the right move? Do I even need to worry about her... Read more »
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