She lives in an assisted living facility and has no assets. She can no longer afford making payments and hasn't been for months. Is bankruptcy the only option? I don't know that she can afford to file.
Creditors cannot get to her SSD income, and if she has no other assets she's pretty much "judgment proof." However, sometimes money from bank accounts are taken erroneously and you'll need to fight to get that money back. A lot of people file bankruptcy just to not deal with the...Read more »
My mother is disabled, cannot hold a job due to the disabilities. I take care of her and am paid for it(I’m her daughter). She cannot obtain SSDI due to not working enough to get it, due to being married most of her life. She was told to apply for SSI instead as she should get it due to... Read more »
She may be able to file SSD against ex husband's credits. She would not be eligible for SSI if she has income or more than $2000 in assets, regardless of severity of the medical conditions....Read more »
The truck was originally $7000 (rounded) but I’m getting garnished for $15000 (rounded). The truck has been resold. I’ve paid $8000 (rounded) so far. Can you please help I can’t afford anything with garnishment. They’re taking 25% of my pay every 2 weeks. I also have 5 kids! I feel very defeated!
I have been sick for over two years now and am unable to work. Am applying for disability. I have issues on my credit. I have just filed my 2013-2017 taxes after contacting the IRS and recovering the information needed. Was told to file all 1040ez. Have done as was told. They sent letters... Read more »
Legal aid will help you draft your bankruptcy petition, but will not actually represent you. This is not the kind of legal work that attorneys will do pro bono. If you have no income or assets then you're essentially judgment proof anyway, so bankruptcy is not urgent and you can wait until you...Read more »
It depends if you're receiving SSD (Title II) or SSI (Title XVI). Title II is based on your work history and that you paid into the system (like an insurance program). Under Title II, your income/assets are not relevant. The only income that is considered is if you've received other...Read more »
Received from US Bankruptcy Court . Deadline for Opposition Papers must be filed 14 days prior to the hearing date of Nov 28, 2018. This is dated Oct 26, 2018. Notice of Objection and Objection pursuant to section 502 of title 11, US Code (Bankruptcy Code) Rule 3007 of Federal Rules of Bankruptcy... Read more »
They included your claim in the bankruptcy filing as a potential claim - they include every possible claim. They want to completely get rid of this liability and have listed it under expunged claims. If you do nothing, nothing happens, but you also will no longer have any rights to proceed on this...Read more »
I know the first thing I need to do is take a Pre-Filing Bankruptcy Credit Counseling course, and I'm going to do that online. When completed I will be filing Form B101 and Form B103B. I also need to file a B101B. Is the B101B filed with the B101 and B103B? Or possibly do I file every form I... Read more »
You will need to file with the clerk of the bankruptcy court (bring physical papers in). There may be non-profit organizations that will help you fill out paperwork, but not provide legal advice. As previously advised, the New Mexico bankruptcy court website has instructions:...Read more »
I have between $20,000-$30,000 of debt and would like to know if I would be able to file Ch. 7 bankruptcy and around what would be the upfront fees, if I'm able. I filed Ch. 13 in 2015, but due to job loss, it was dismissed. I'm pretty sure none of it is secured debt. I didn't know... Read more »
You should be able to file a chapter 7 if your chapter 13 was dismissed. Chapter 7 is a complete discharge of your debts and a liquidation of assets - note that a lot of assets are protected, but only a local bankruptcy attorney can do a complete analysis and give you an accurate answer....Read more »
Most likely it will be considered a non-exempt asset which the trustee could sell to pay off your creditors. You should speak to a local attorney to review your exact situation, but most likely you're better off getting a home equity line mortgage to pay off your debts.
I'm going to guess that you did not actually file chapter 11 (it is generally for businesses, and although individuals CAN file chapter 11, it is much more expensive and only necessary if you have a lot of assets). So, it depends on whether you file a chapter 7 or 13. The maximum time to wait...Read more »
A lot of unsured debt due to car accident and can not get a release from doc and lost my job of 16 years . I have judgements filed against me and others sueing me now as well . On disability fixed income . And no savings . Drained it trying to pay creditors . Bad situation. And hospital bills .
You have a home and 2 cars, you have assets. In a chapter 7, your debts are discharged and any non-exempt assets liquidated to pay back those debts. However, there are protections available. For the home, it depends on equity you have in the home and if homestead exemption covers it. For the...Read more »
They will probably get a judgment from the court, which means they can bring that to the Marshal/Sheriff who can search for and seize any assets you may have. Obviously, if you have nothing, there is nothing to take. However, keep in mind that this includes salary income and money in bank accounts....Read more »
I want to file for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, I do not own any assets but my mom owns a co-op in NYC and has me down as a Shareholder. If I file for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, can the court come after my mom home?
Was served on August 8, 2018. My husband was ill with terminal cancer & couldn't work. I live in Northern California, El Dorado County, I'm 56 years old & became disabled & couldn't work. Took a long time to get our disability & went through our savings & had to... Read more »
If you want to file bankruptcy, your assets would likely all be protected through the exemptions. However, it looks like $9000 of debt might not be worth paying an attorney $1500+ for. Your SSDI benefits are exempt from creditors, but you'll need to keep those funds separate from any other...Read more »
This income is exempt from creditors. However, you must keep the funds separate from other types of income and have proof it was never co-mingled. As a practical matter, it is possible to have the funds taken out of your bank account even if they are exempt - it's just they would need to be...Read more »
They original lender of my private student loans wrote them off and sent them to collections. I checked my credit score on Credit Krama and it listed other federal and private student loan debt but the others where under collections by national collegiate student loan trust. I am on disability and... Read more »
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