Q: If I file chapter 13 can my cars be reposessed if the car company is on the bankruptcy
A: One of the primary reasons that people choose to file for Chapter 13 bankruptcy is that a Chapter 13 payment plan allows for keeping property that serves as security for a debt (such as an automobile with a lien on it) and catching up past-due payments over time.
Kevin Chern is an Illinois licensed attorney who has practiced in federal consumer bankruptcy law and consumer protection law for the last 21 years. He is the Managing Partner of UpRight Law. Kevin's law partners are licensed in all 50 states and work in conjunction with Mr. Chern to provide bankruptcy and consumer legal services in all 50 states. Mr. Chern's answers to the questions are intended for informational purposes only and are not intended to be legal advice. Use of the answers does not establish any attorney-client relationship. For legal advice, you should consult with an attorney licensed to practice law in your state and with appropriate expertise.
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