My current landlord of a commercial property said that I have to ask the previous bankrupt owners for the security deposit as I am leaving after the lease expires. I don't have their details and also is it really the previous owners responsiblity? Can someone just change ownership of a... View More
In Seattle, WA, when a commercial property changes ownership, the responsibility for returning a tenant's security deposit can depend on the terms of the sale and the lease agreement. Generally, the new owner assumes the obligations of the previous owner, including the responsibility for...View More
We live in WA state. Debt is personal loans and credit cards. The personal loans are in my name alone. I am the owner of the credit cards, but my wife is a co-borrower. She has no income and has had no income for over 8 years. Would I have to file bankruptcy with her? If I file alone, could... View More
No. Discovery requests are not filed as a public record, unless, and only to the extent that, the same are controverted and a protective order is sought. The same is true of documents produced in response to discovery requests. Only after culling, and if a judge permits, are documents produced...View More
Generally not unless it involves the purchaser becoming so large as to violate the Sherman Anti-trust Act. The activity you describe is called corporate raiding but is usually legal when performed within the rules of a particular state.
Really the best answer to this question is to consult with an experienced bankruptcy attorney. Usually married couples file bankruptcy together, but they are not required to and some file individually. If you file individually without your husband joining the petition it may or may not effect him...View More
I allowed my cousin to use my 9k credit card back home overseas to assist him with starting a business. He agreed to pay it back in a timely manner so I agreed to it. Few months later I received many return check fees on my credit card which maxed it out to over 55k on my credit card balance which... View More
Your entire financial situation needs to be evaluated before you file bankruptcy but score you do that, why don’t you report the activity as fraudulent and see if the bank or lending agency will refund or void all those charges as fraudulent. You may only be liable for the first $50 if it is...View More
He filled under chp 7 and then switched it chp 13. The trustee keeps sending letters saying everything is wrong n the motions. My lawyer keeps emailing me that he made mistakes. I don't trust him or what is being said at this point. But I am finding it very hard to figure out my next steps.... View More
Currently working with a lending company that I have paid each month since we financed the vehicle. Currently fiancee and I are in quite the finacial hardship and I asked them if I could pay them on the 3rd, knowing that I will also be making a payment on the 18th as well in March. Payment is due... View More
So I have my car and credit card from the same credit union. And I am not able to afford either payment. Hints trying to file chapter 7. If I file would I be able to get both of them written off? Or will they go after me and sue me for filling?
No one can hope to prevail by claiming some sort of damage simply because you have filed for bankruptcy relief. If you meet the eligibility requirements for the bankruptcy chapter of your choice, you're bullet-proof from any such claims.
However, it may be that some creditor may seek...View More
basically my wife has taken everything and I want to keep our home. I will have to buy her out, but will need to file chapter 13 after. Can I include this settlement to avoid having to pay her. I have already paid over $50K in alimony and $80K in attorney fees,
In a Ch. 7, the automatic stay, and the permanent injunction included in the final Discharge, only protects the debtors who file the bankruptcy case. Assuming that the civil judgment is not for a non-dischargeable kind of debt (e.g., fraud, willful destruction, and specified kinds of personal...View More
The co signer for my car filed for bankruptcy so now the bank won’t let me pay. When I try, it says that it’s covered under the bankruptcy. Now the bank is coming after my car if I don’t pay for all the missed payments. So they won’t let me pay but now they want all the money “I owe”
Our attorney is out of town for the holiday weekend. We have our court date/time but hadn't received anything from the court directly. Went back and looked at our paperwork. Only our physical address is on them not our mailiing.... is this going to be a problem? We have no time to file... View More
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