The answer to your question depends upon the facts. You generally would want to respond to the summons and complaint, as you do not want a judgment entered against you. While that judgment under Wisconsin law can be satisfied after you receive a bankruptcy discharge, I am not sure that you are...Read more »
Yes. The U.S. Supreme Court held in a 2019 case, Ritzen Group v. Jackson Masonry, that a bankruptcy court's unreserved decison on a motion for relief from stay is a final and immediatiely appealable order.
The appellate court will review the decision to lift an automatic stay for an...Read more »
I'm filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy pro se because I cannot afford a lawyer. I am working with a non-profit organization called Upsolve to complete my paperwork, but their help in regards to my vehicle is confusing me.
On Schedule A/B under Part 2 (Describe your vehicles) my... Read more »
Hi,I live in Madison ,WI....a group of my friends in foreign countries are planning to come visit me in the future and I need to take care for their tour...just wondering what I should do to avoid any risks that are caused by accident ? Should I register a company to protect my personal property... Read more »
A collection company has filed 1099 C or cancellation of debt forms with the IRS on past due debts they claim are mine. They have never taken legal action against me, I talked with them once after statute of limitations expired, I have never acknowledged owing debt, I have never offered any... Read more »
Yes. Court action is not a prerequisite for issuing a 1099C. Nor is acknowledgment of the debt, nor even having had any prior negotiations. The expiration of the statute of limitations does not prevent the issuance of the 1099C. In fact, it may even have been the reason for issuing the 1099C....Read more »
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