I want to make sure that I’m filling this out correctly. I live in California don’t own home and want to hand over my vehicle to the lender. However I want to keep all of my personal belongings. How do I make sure it’s filled out that way, please advise. Thank you.
I urge you to consult with a bankruptcy attorney in your area. The key to a successful bankruptcy is properly and fully completing the documents required by the Court. Or, contact the clerk's office at your local bankruptcy court to find out if they have bankruptcy clinics or legal clinics...Read more »
I am filing bankruptcy pro se. after filing, I received a mechanics lien on vehicle that I planned on handing over to the bank. What forms must be filed for this? Please help ASAP. I have no time to hire an attorney. Unless you know one that can get paperwork complete in 24 hours.
The car is in the shop and I owe $3800 on it. They have just put a mechanics lien on it. I want to hand over the car to the loan company during my bankruptcy, how do I do this and what forms do I need. I’m filing pro se
I can think of a few laws that fall under this idea, but none that are intriguing enough to write a paper about. Any ideas of a law that we regularly abide by even though it doesn't directly align with personal values?
"We have respect for the law, as an institution, even though... Read more »
Not sure this meets your "regularly abide by" criterion, but, I practiced in Oklahoma City for 15 years, and there was a criminal law on the books sanctioning the "Abominable Crime Against Nature" (originally passed, it is surmised, to outlaw anything that gay people might do...Read more »
I am suing my brother for defaulting on a loan repayment for which I had a contract with him for purposes of payment by him he has a monthly check to which I am entitled to half and he has been spending it instead of using it to repay me so I sued him and he never responded which put him in default... Read more »
IM in a middle of a divorce. I have been paying the debt solely for a year. Im now in a situation of BK. My question is will I be repaid for the time i have been paying the debt solely and if so how do i collect that money if the spouse can't pay their share?
Debt incurred during the marriage is considered community debt. Liability for that debt is therefore shared equally. However, family courts are considered courts of equity. If one party has a better ability to pay off that debt, the court may divide it in a way that reflects the parties'...Read more »
I have a estimate of $5,000 debt, back rent of $8000 and a car loan I'm still wanting to continue to keep. I can't catch up on my rent or debt. I'm a single mom with my only income. Should I file for bankruptcy?
Bankruptcy maybe able to provide you immediate relief if you have been trying to catch up on payments and debt for awhile now. Bankruptcy can get rid of back rent, credit card debt, medical bills, etc...You can likely keep your car in bankruptcy as bankruptcy law allows for a bit of protection for...Read more »
Bank rent can be included in bankruptcy. About how much back rent do you owe and how much other debt do you owe? Do you have income? What assets do you have? These are some questions that have to be answered to determine if bankruptcy is a good option for you.
I put in a deposit to start my bankruptcy, I ended up settling with the card companies and canceling the the bankruptcy. I then asked for my deposit back since we didn't do a contract and the lawyer refuses to return it, says its a consultation fee when the receipt he gave me says deposit and... Read more »
Whether you’re a landlord or tenant in the foreclosure process, it is advisable to consult a lawyer. The foreclosure process can be complex and you may need adequate legal representation to guide you along the way.
Fitness company- Officers are myself and husband. Devastated by pandemic and not able to recover. There’s unfiled back taxes and a recent $110k judgement from a defaulted business loan with me only as the personal guarantor. I hired a firm several months ago to help negotiate a settlement but... Read more »
There are many issues you mention that far exceed what can be discussed on this site. I urge you to consult with an experienced bankruptcy attorney with broad experience: including creditor representation in order to explain the impact of a potential bankruptcy on the creditors and how they might...Read more »
which was established during the education, and paying hundreds of dollars each month for the principal and interest since 2013. Trying to have help from the programs, e.g., related to COVID, but representatives did not help, just tried to involve into the new obligations.
a "judgment proof" (write off the debt) as I'm no longer in the country and have no means to return. I still use a friend's address in Walnut Creek for my social security and IRS. My wife was sick with an autoimmune disease so we had to live off CCs for the last two years). My... Read more »
It's a mathematical decision: you should complete the questionnaire that most firm want, and then decide from the result what you should do. Debt counseling, in my over 50 years of practice, don't want to send you through bankruptcy because that is not the way they make their money....Read more »
The Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure are just that, procedural rules.
"Fraud on the court" is a serious accusation, and several statutes, as well as court and bar rules, may apply. Remember, proof of fraud is generally required to be proved by clear and convincing evidence,...Read more »
Were the debts you are talking about adding, incurred prior to the filing of your chapter 13 case or were they incurred since the filing? Also, a chapter 13 case can be dismissed voluntarily, by filing a request with the Court. I suggest you talk with a bankruptcy attorney directly to discuss...Read more »
If you have a judgement it's usually for 10 years. You can then re-new for 10 more years but have to pro actively deal with it. It's not automatic. You used the term statute of limitations which is something completely different. You should sit down with an attorney and get some help so...Read more »
I am pursuing a California professional state license that requires a credit check and might need to clear up some old judgments from 10 and 14 years ago. I can pay the amounts originally owed, but adding on the interest pushes beyond what I can afford. Is it possible to make this type of deal with... Read more »
A bankruptcy lawyer should be able to provide you with legal advice and representation for this matter. In fact, both of those judgments may have expired and become unenforceable due to the passage of time, unless they were timely renewed.
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