but didn't include it on my chapter 7 (this debt was about a year before filing). 13 years later i get a letter from a german collection agency adding 1000's in fees and they continue to do this. being a us citizen living in california can i disregard this?
There is specific case law that protects you from a debt that was not listed on your original Chapter 7 petition. Tell them you filed Bankruptcy and tell them to not contact you any further. If they continue to harass you and attempt to collect on an outlawed debt, please retain...View More
I had a new AC system installed 7/2017. The fire occurred 7/2018. The fire department, and multiple fire investigators determined the cause of fire was faulty wiring that shorted out and started a fire in my attic. I filed a claim with my insurance company and all repairs were made to my home.... View More
Received summons, I responded with affirmative defenses, filed and served with the court. Had the response served I don't hear nothing until the other day when I receive a request for Default. What should my next step be? Dismissal?
I would need more information to give you an exact answer. Like how long has it been since you heard something on the case? Are you checking the courts website in regards to the register of actions? Was the default received stamped by the court that you received or was it a mere copy provided by...View More
Judgement and lien filed against wife in looking at papers it states $5400 from 2011. When I called to ask how to resolve they said it was now double! $9000 but states no where on the judgement. What do we really owe?
A judgment earns 10% interest per year in California and adds up quickly over eight (8) years. You can always try to negotiate the balance down, but to answer your question you technically owe the entire principal balance plus the interest.
You can only file up to $10,000.00 in small claims now. So, to answer your question you would probably have to file separate actions in small claims, but you may want to consider Superior Court and you could then bring both your actions in one lawsuit in limited civil. Obviously, Superior Court is...View More
I was married on april 28th 2018. My wife has a house in her name, I am not on it. Should we file our taxes separate or joint for 2018? Can they come after her house? I want to protect my wife's assets.
I was at a Holiday Inn for two weeks. One night I ran a bath and fell asleep for 10 minutes. It over flowed and and soaked the carpet. The next day the manager told me it looked liked there was no damages. I was there for another week with no mention of it. When I flew home I see they charged my... View More
Im also trying to find out information about family law child custody and support. He hasn't paid a dime or even called on her bday she just don't exist and he just left us with literally nothing. I am begging u for some direction to get my life back plz. I just don't know what im doing. TIA
You would first need to start off by filing a petition for dissolution of the marriage to dissolve the marriage. When filing the petition you can address the custody issue and the child support as well. The Department of Child Support Services (DCSS) can be useful in...View More
You could run a search on Public Access Court Electronic Records (PACER) to look for any Federal Lawsuits filed. As to the state court search you can log into a service like Westlaw and run a docket search or simply search the court you feel the lawsuit would be filed in like Los Angeles Superior...View More
The company I won my judgement against change the name of the business and started running the business under this new name on 5/17/2017 5 days before our first court date which they never showed up for all three times. The company did a article of dissolution a month after my judgment was entered... View More
If the Corporation dissolved typically you are out of luck and have an uphill battle in front of you to enforce the judgment.
However, its complex and requires motion work, but if certain facts are present you could argue the new corporation is the same as the old corporation or is an...View More
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