Your question is complicated. In a Chapter 7 case, a Trustee is appointed. The Trustee's purpose is to sell any of your assets that he/she can, including a house or land. Whether or not the Trustee can sell your property is a complicated legal question. It cannot be answered without a...Read more »
No. An Emergency Bankruptcy refers to the quick filing of the case to stop a foreclosure or other imminent creditor actions. The documents that are filed in and emergency case are very minimal, only the bare minimum of documents and information is filed, just enough to start the bankruptcy case...Read more »
This was my first ticket. The officer said I was doing 48 in a 25 Zone. He wrote the ticket for 5 miles over. I am on a fixed income. I will be going to court next week in Warren Michigan. How do I approach the judge. Is there a way of getting the ticket dismissed? The ticket stated 48 miles over... Read more »
It may difficult to get the ticket dismissed, unless you request a formal hearing and the officer fails to appear. Otherwise you are advised to try to negotiate the ticket down to a lessor offense with fewer points and/or fees. It is well worth the cost to have an attorney appear with you.
I am still in the home and have been making all payments regarding the home. I have my payments set up as automatic withdraw. I had noticed a payment had not come out. I called the bank and was informed the the home loan is part of a bankruptcy. I was able to reinstate the payments at that time. My... Read more »
What will happen next? I went to court and pled not guilty because I wanted to talk to a judge about it and let him know that I had to go to school and was in a hurry, so I have hearing and don't know what else to do because permit violation is considered a misdemeanor and I don't want it... Read more »
Contact the prosecuting attorney for the case. The Court can tell you who it is. Ask the attorney whether he would be willing to dismiss the permit violation with your plea to the other ticket. An attorney may be able to negotiate this on your behalf and get a better result than you can get on...Read more »
First, I recommend that you retain an attorney. A misdemeanor is not something you should attempt yourself. An attorney may have a working relationship with the city attorney/prosecutor and may be able to obtain a better outcome than you can yourself. Not always, but in most cases.
In most cases, yes. Chapter 13 is designed for debtors who want to save and keep their homes. If you file Chapter 7, a Trustee is appointed to determine ifny property can be sold to pay creditors. If you have alot of equity in your home, there is a risk it could be sold. Your attorney will...Read more »
You may purchase a car, with cash, but if you intend to borrow the money. The United States Bankruptcy Code prohibits any attorney to advise you to incur debt before you file a bankruptcy. If you borrow money before you file, that debt will be discharged in the bankruptcy, right away. So, with...Read more »
Yes, your husband can file an individual bankruptcy case. You do not have to file with him. While you won't be directly involved, you will be impacted. The Bankruptcy Court will want him to submit his household income and household expenses. Your income will figure into how his case is...Read more »
You may take the 2nd Course after you file your case. You must take the course before you are entitled to receive your discharge. In a Ch. 7 that will be within 3 months, in a Chapter 13, you can take it any time in your 3 to 5 year plan.
Not by itself. But, if you ignore the fine, your driver's license will be suspended, and your first hint that you license was suspended will likely be when you are arrested for driving on a suspended license.
The Michigan Dept of Treasury states that for complaints filed on or after January 1, 1987, interest on a money judgment recovered in a civil action shall be calculated from the date of filing the complaint at a rate of interest which is equal to 1% plus the average interest rate paid at auctions...Read more »
It's always a good idea to talk to an attorney and have representation. It will depend upon what other citations she received and what her record looks like. If you have insurance in place when you get the ticket, you can provide proof that you were insured to the Court clerk and the case...Read more »
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