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Q: can I file a chap 7 or 13 as an individual so as not to affect my wife

I receive SS Disability at $1500/month. Have a house payment of $1040/month auto pay but am 3 months late. Am paying pay pal $2000. Credit One $2000. Credit One $7,000. A health care card about $2000. All are on auto pay except the Credit One for $7000 which a law firm has sued me for.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Aug 18, 2018

Yes, so. long as she is not a joint debtor on your debts. If she is, she must be listed in your bankruptcy.

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Q: I co-signed my sister's Sallie Mae student loan. She claimed bakruptcy in 2009. Was she legally obligated to tell me?

Her attorney told her the loan wouldn't be discharged or affect me but it was. She filed in Indiana. I didn't know about the bankruptcy until 9 months later when my credit cards were cancelled and the company said it was because I claimed bankruptcy. I didn't know that she claimed or that I became... Read more »

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard answered on May 26, 2016

You write that "attorney told her the loan wouldn't be discharged", but it was anyway? That is odd; normally the debtor's attorney would have to ask that her debt be discharged. Yes, you should have been given notice of the bankruptcy, in any case. I suggest that you contact a bankruptcy... Read more »

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Q: Chargeback scam and paypal. Bankrupt company to avoid negative balance?

Sold 3d Printers through my webstore. Got lots of chargebacks. I now have negative balance on my Paypal account. The account is registered under a limited company but with my name, as managing director for that company.

It is a one person trading company.

I planned bankrupt the... Read more »

Terrence H Thorgaard
Terrence H Thorgaard answered on Aug 11, 2015

You should review the fine print in the contract you had with Paypal. It could be that you agreed to be personally liable.

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Q: How do I find if a relative filed for bankruptcy in alaska
Andrew Bresalier
Andrew Bresalier answered on Jan 27, 2014

Sign up for PACER, it is a free governmental service, as long as you use less than $15 a calendar quarter. Then sign on at the District Court's Bky Site for the specific district and perform a search. From the Docket you can print copies of the documents filed.

www.dont-sweat-the-debt.com

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Q: How does the F.B. Court determine % of money an unsecured creditor is to receive?

What determines the percentage of an unsecured creditor is to receive in a chapter 7 B.R.? And if the unsecured creditor's initial claim was denied due to non-timely filing, Is the Trustee allowed to "back up" and allow that claim at a later date?

I have no Attorney in my case, and even... Read more »

Andrew Bresalier
Andrew Bresalier answered on Jan 27, 2014

The amount a creditor is to receive in a chapter 13 is determined via the Plan. In a 7, it is based upon the number of Claims made.

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Q: How log does a chapter 7 discharge stay as public records
Andrew Bresalier
Andrew Bresalier answered on Jan 27, 2014

10 years

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Q: What are my legal rights after being with my other half for 28 years, we have not been married, he had me listed as his

Wife on numerous papers. We have a child who is 18 that we adopted togeather, and we have two children in the home with both of our names on the custody papers. He has moved in and out numerous times and tries to make sure that I am broke when he leaves and the drives by, calls and make excuses to... Read more »

Andrew Bresalier
Andrew Bresalier answered on Jan 27, 2014

This is a family law questions, not bankrupcy

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