Q: I sold my car shortly after filing. Was that ok?
I was informed my vehicle was going to be exempt (I have no other assets), and if I wanted to sell it to pay the attorney fees, I could. At the time I couldn’t sell it, so I asked if I could use their other method and if I sold the car after filing, if it was ok to pay it in early in the lump sum. I was told it could do it that way. I filed and then someone gave me an offer for the car (with my luck it always happens that way.) I didn’t really think about it and said yes, but now I’m panicking wondering if I’m going to get into trouble. I am telling my attorney this weekend of the changes, but the concept of doing so is making me feel sick. I would just rather be prepared for what will be said in advance. Should my attorney have told me not to do it that way until the bankruptcy was discharged?
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