Q: I live in Fairfax, VA, and want to file for bankruptcy. If I pay my mortgage, can I hang on to my residence?
My main goal is to not lose my house. I want to discharge my other debts (credit cards and such) but hold on to the house I live in. Is that possible? How do I do that?
A: The surest way to keep your house in bankruptcy is file Chapter 13, but you might be able to keep your house in a Chapter 7. This is a situation where you need a very experienced bankruptcy lawyer, one with experience in keeping houses.
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