Lewisburg, WV asked in Bankruptcy for West Virginia

Q: When filing chapter 7 bankruptcy in W. Virginia after have moved from another state where could I be directed?

I am sort of a student at law ( Paralegal) I could do my own bankruptcy my only question or issue would be the duality of the jurisdiction. Though no debt would be or would have been incurred in the current state.

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Andrew Bresalier
Andrew Bresalier

A: A: Jurisdiction is determined where you have resided for the last six months. However, exemptions are determined via a 522 examination, which requires reviewing where you resided for the majority of time over the last few years. If you are a law student, I strongly suggest you delay your filing, because when you apply to the Bar they will review your fiscal responsibility. Also note, that student loans are generally not dischargeable.

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