Last month I collected all the paperwork to file with a lawyer, but now my husband just told me he wants a divorce & for me to leave. We rent this house, but owner sides with him. The lawyer I was going to hire changed his mind today because I now have to move to northern california with... View More
My income is below the median, but because my rent is quite low, I have about $500.00 left over each month after I pay my monthly expenses. Will the availability of the $500 each month prevent me from filing a Chapter 7?
I launched a new business the day shelter in place in California occurred. I'd been building the business for over a year & living on savings that's gone. I was a teacher for 20 years and had to quit due to cancer. I don't qualify for government help though I've tried. I... View More
I don't think it's ever a good idea for someone to file on there own without an attorney, especially if you have any assets whatsoever. Assets included money in the bank, your car, your house, your retirement and all the way down to what most people don't think of as assets, such as...View More
The creditor now has the right to repossess the vehicle. That's it. As long as your case is completed and you get your discharge order, you owe nothing and they have the vehicle, which sound like what you wanted.
Unless you are willing to learn the law, the rules, the local procedures and the process used by each trustee, it is nearly impossible. It is well worth hiring an attorney if you are trying to have a successful chapter 13.
Remember too that it's not just filing some paperwork. There...View More
The simple answer is "yes". Without a reaffirmation, the underlying debt is discharged along with the other debts and all the car creditor would be entitled to is possession of the vehicle. There are caveats to this though, such as intentional damage to the vehicle, etc., but those are...View More
Timely claims of general (unsecured) créditos totaling $35,118 have been allowed and will be paid pro rats only after all allowed administrative and priority claims have been paid in full. Does this mean I have to pay that or they telling me they will pay it or they paid it??
This was clearly a strategic move by the creditor to serve me via mail just prior to the holidays so I would have little to no recourse. I need help filing a motion for extension of time to object, to extend the automatic stay , to find legal assistance and to have someone appear on my behalf at... View More
You and your attorney must b be served by mail at least 14 days before the hearing. That means that the Notice and other documents go INto the mail 14 calendar days before the hearing. If on 14 days notice, the first hearing is considred a "preliminary hearing". At that time the court...View More
The potential client is a 71 year old woman whose husband passed away on 9/6/19 and lives on a fixed income while taking care of her handicapped 42 year old son. She is now being inundated with creditor calls.
She has all my legal documents and my tax return. I have tried to get in touch with her various ways, she won't respond. What do I do? How do I get my items back and amend my bankruptcy now? I do qualify for Legal Aid. Who do I call for help.
When you hire a paralegal, you are representing yourself in court. You have no one who is allowed to give you legal advice. While the paralegal may tell you what forms to file, they can'tgive you legal advice and can't represent you in any way within the bankruptcy process....View More
My husband, mother and I are all joint owners on a manufactured home in CA. We bought it together to all live in after my father passed away. There is no mortgage as we paid cash. My mom has since moved out and has not paid for the land lease, property taxes or any other things related to the home.... View More
To get a good answer for this question, you need a complete set of the documents that have been filed in that case along with a copy of the deed or title to the property and take that to an experienced bankruptcy attorney in your area.
If she didn't live in the property at the time of...View More
If assets were not yet divided by the family law court in a dissolution case, you may have a claim for some fo the value of the assets in the bankruptcy court, but that doesn't move the case to family law court.
The Automatic Stay will stop most of the action in the family law court...View More
I think what you are asking is when you can file another chapter 7 and receive a discharge. Keep in mind that you can always file a case, but the discharge provisions of chapter 7 and chapter 13 define when you can get a discharge for each chapter.
This is the same answer as before. If you are the owner of the LLC, whatever it owns, in net assets, is an asset of yours. Seek legal advice from an experienced bankruptcy attorney. Trying to file bankruptcy by learning a few things online is going to get you into trouble. Hire someone to...View More
My parents are scared I might go bankrupt in a couple years. I own 30% of a condo worth 75 grand and have credit card debt of 55 grand. They want me to take my name off the deed in which they own the other 70% and have a side agreement with them. Should I agree to take my name off the deed or lower... View More
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