Medical and Credit Card bills pilling up. I was recently in hospital last month for diabetes and high blood pressure. Do not want the stress of creditors calling me, sueing me and wage garnishment when I return to work. Trying file Chapter 7 before returning to work. Do not want have file for... Read more »
Doing your own Chapter 7 is roughly equivalent of doing your own appendectomy.
Have you talk to a Bankruptcy lawyer. There are now methods to pay for the 7 after filing, but what's the rush? Wait until ALL THE MEDICAL BILLS ARRIVE. Providers are notorious for taking their time bill...Read more »
It was discharged December 2020 however I pulled his petition and he lied regarding his income. He failed to list his live-in girlfriend and her income towards household bills and he also claims our son lives with him when he signed over his rights for visitation a year ago. Has seen our son 8... Read more »
Applications including two co-applicants who have applied for my rental property have filed for BK chap-7. Two of the applicant's BK is in Discharge status (2018) but the third one's BK (Oct 2020) is in filed status. Should I rent my property for them? What are the pros and cons? Would my... Read more »
It appears that you are dealing with them in what we call "post petition". The fact that a Chapter 7 is pending may present an issue if the bankrupt proceeds without the consultation with his counsel, and probably the trustee, but I cannot see how your property would be included in any...Read more »
Long story short, I recently had my passport revoked while abroad due to a state felony arrest warrant being issued for me about 8 years ago. During my time abroad, I have filled my US taxes every year, voted in every election (same district that has filled the charges), been registered in the... Read more »
I would approach it this way. I would contact a very good criminal lawyer in the jurisdiction where the criminal action is lodged and abide his advice. If your theory (or any theory) is correct, then you can attack the passport problem once you have your...Read more »
I got married to a Russian citizen in Rhode Island. Later we got divorced in Russia, where I still live and work. I want to get married again (this time in Russia), but I'd need to provide Certificate of No Record of Marriage from the US. Is it correct that to get this document I'd have... Read more »
This is the first time I have heard of such a certificated requirement in over 50 years of practice. It is tantamount to proving a negative, which is damned near impossible. It requires examining the universe and concluding such does not exists
I don't know! You live in Utah and things are done differently there! LOL
Please go see a divorce lawyer ASAP. Most good family lawyers will hear you out in the first sitting. Here in Florida (and in Texas and Oklahoma) the court can award temporary alimony, child support and...Read more »
I am about to file bankruptcy Chapter 7 in California. My debt exceeded 180.000$ and I have no assets and income coming in. But I still have 60.000$ in Crypto currency. My lawyer will be able to protect 35000$ for me. I have a few personal loans that I would like to pay off, its 2 people and total... Read more »
2018 May court awarded plaintiff 4500 dollars, Defendant appealed May 2018, deposited 4500 circuit court for appeal, Defendant filed Bankruptcy July 2020, Discharged Aug 2020. Funds still on deposit and no date set for the appeal. Plaintiff not notified as debtor. Is award for plaintiff set aside... Read more »
You are entitled to the exemptions either under the statutes of California or under the United States, whichever is opted. Specific answers about crypto currency are beyond the pale of this type of website
Your question demonstrates your lack of understanding of the bankruptcy process. You need to discuss this--warts and all--with a qualified bankruptcy lawyer in your community who understands the exemptions that are available to you in Illinois.
Yours sounds like a situation that can be...Read more »
I think you should consult a good bankruptcy lawyer in your neighborhood, but absent that, if it is your expense, you include it. Even though you are not married you and she make up a "unit" that might require reporting. That's one reason you need a lawyer to analyze your...Read more »
My mother died while in the bankruptcy process with a lawyer, but when I asked another lawyer to search bankruptcy databases, he found nothing. So is my late mother's estate entitled to a refund from her lawyer?
Had the bankruptcy been filed there is a provision to complete it as if it is the probate estate; however, it appears that nothing was filed and accordingly, some information should be provided by the former lawyer.
This is a curious and interesting issue and it should be discussed fully with your bankruptcy counsel; however, if the ownership is solely hers it is not one of your assets, and in all liklihood your obligation under the mortgage can be discharged because you have no ownership interest....Read more »
My ex-wife co-signed a personal loan and vehicle loan while we were still married. Our divorce recently finalized and in the divorce decree it states that I will take responsibility for both loans. I am past due on both loans due to loss of income. I had to switch jobs due to medical issues.... Read more »
This needs the attention a good, local bankruptcy lawyer.
On general principals a Chapter 7 can discharge your obligations, but that does not discharge the debt on her part--she still owes it. Depending on the terms of your divorce decree it is possible that the divorce court could still...Read more »
My Ex left me more than 20 years ago, she committed international child abduction by taken our two daughters when they were 2 and 3 years old , she illegally change their names causing me grave moral damage .Can I get help with these issues from an Attorney ?
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