Medical and Credit Card bills pilling up. I was recently in hospital last month for diabetes and high blood pressure. Do not want the stress of creditors calling me, sueing me and wage garnishment when I return to work. Trying file Chapter 7 before returning to work. Do not want have file for... Read more »
Doing your own Chapter 7 is roughly equivalent of doing your own appendectomy.
Have you talk to a Bankruptcy lawyer. There are now methods to pay for the 7 after filing, but what's the rush? Wait until ALL THE MEDICAL BILLS ARRIVE. Providers are notorious for taking their time bill...Read more »
I was told that the stimulus payments were exempt and could be kept, but will the additional $300 in unemployment income be safe as well? For example, if I receive $3,000 in unemployment income, am I allowed to have that in the bank account when I file? We are filing after we receive our tax... Read more »
The tax refund is not exempt on it's own, but there's a federal wildcard exemption of $11,000 you may be able to use, depending on your other assets. You need to speak to an attorney to review all your financial details and advise you about what will be exempt.
Google pacer.com, and sign up It's free. Then go to bankruptcydata.com, and click on "free resources in the upper right of the opening page. It will give you a list of all the bankruptcy court websites. Click on Indiana, then choose the Indiana "ecf" site. You will need the...Read more »
I am Pro se. In Sched A/B on some items I claimed 100% of FMV instead of an specific amount. The trustee has moved to invalidate Schedules A/B and C which also has a tennency by the entirety exemption. Also I claimed a tangible wildcard exemption on $3000 in bank accounts and not the $400... Read more »
The trustee's objections are probably not well founded, but the law is tricky and something about which you appear to be initiated. Tenants by the entireties is a proper exemption if the underlying facts are there. You need a proper analysis....Read more »
I recently file for chapter 7 and I decided to keep my car. I was supposed to reaffirm with my car loan folks but I changed my mind because I want to get another car. Im a month behind on my car payments. Can I retroactively place my car in bankruptcy How can get out of this situation without the... Read more »
I filed Chapter 13 Bankruptcy in January of 2019 and have been making payments. In May of 2019 my neighbors house exploded condemning my house unlivable. The insurance company paid out $115,000 to repair the house totaling it out and said if I tear it down and rebuild it they will give $25,000 more... Read more »
I filed in sept 2019 and it was discharged in Jan 2020 however when I filed my taxes and indicated direct deposit the IRS sent my refund to my attorneys office in the form of a check. Will it be the same for this stimulus check or will it be direct deposited as indicated on my tax return?
If your bankruptcy was discharged, meaning an order of discharge was entered and usually closed after its entry, then the trustee cant reopen to take stimulus check. ALSO, it is a post petition asset, so it should be no issue
I just found out my ex-husband is filing Chapter 11 bankruptcy. A credit card that he agreed to pay at the time of our divorce (6 years ago) is included in his filing. I understand the creditor has the right to collect the debt from me, despite the divorce decree. Can I pay the debt and sue him for... Read more »
Jan 17th 2017. Original creditor was syncrhony in the Chap 13 filing not Calvary. Can they place me in collection while bankruptcy was active? We dismissed Chap 13 ourselves in March of 2017. So I realize once Chap 13 protection was gone we would deal with all our creditors and make... Read more »
My sister's family owns 4/5th of the house and I own 1/5th I need to file bankruptcy on about $66000 in credit cards but I don't want to loose the house of my parents. Will I have to sell the house to file bankruptcy?
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