If you file a Chapter 7 that will slow the process of repossession down because there is an automatic stay imposed which prevents creditors from collecting and in your case repossessing the vehicle temporarily. However, the lender will likely file a Motion to Lift the Automatic Stay and unless...View More
If your Order specifically states that you can keep the items for yourself or toss them away if he does not remove them within 120 days, it would not do either. Your ex is in violation of the Order and you must file a Contempt against him to get him to remove his things. I understand it is...View More
Private student loans may be dischargeable if certain criteria are met. The debtor must file an adversary proceeding against their creditor and meet the standards in what is called the Brunner Test. In Brunner v. NewYork State Higher Education Services Corp No. 41, Docket 87-5013 outlines the...View More
He had no children but I was very close to him. He was my godfather. I am pretty sure I was a beneficiary in some of his life insurance. Do you know how I should move forward with this? I don't have much of his personal information like SSN so I don't really know what to do. He... View More
If you are the beneficiary of his life insurance, the life insurance provider will contact you for that payout. If he does not have an executor over his estate or a Will you can file a Petition for Estate Administration to become the Administrator of his estate. When someone dies without a Will the...View More
No there is no minimum amount of debt required in order to file for bankruptcy; however before you consider filing for bankruptcy it is important to determine whether you can pay the owed debt without the need to file. If you cannot pay off your debt within a reasonable amount of time and without...View More
I was issued a Temporary Divorce Decree which makes my soon-to-be ex-spouse and I responsible for our own finance and credit cards. However, the ex-spouse is spending on Joint Credit Cards, can they be canceled?
Credit card companies are not bound by the terms of your temporary order assigning debt to your soon-to-be-ex-spouse. Since you are ordered responsible for your own finance and credit cards you should obtain a detailed record of what your soon-to-be-ex-spouse is charging and file a motion with the...View More
Yes you have rights. If you have a Parenting Agreement it should specify the parameters of moving children out of the Commonwealth. If you have only a Child Support Order without a Parenting Order, it is in your best interest to file a Parenting Petition with the court in order to preserve your...View More
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