Ronald Holland's answer If assets were not yet divided by the family law court in a dissolution case, you may have a claim for some fo the value of the assets in the bankruptcy court, but that doesn't move the case to family law court.
The Automatic Stay will stop most of the action in the family law court and the assets/liabilities will be dealt with by the bankruptcy court. issues related to children and/or support are not stayed and can continue in the family law court.
Ronald Holland's answer This is a question best answered by an attorney in a personal consultation. Most bankruptcy attorneys will give you a free initial consultation.
I'm assuming that you are talking about "qualifying" under the "Means Test". The amount will be dependent on the county where you live and the number of people in your household and takes into account your entire household income. With the number of factors involved, this can't just be answered with a single number that covers everyone....
Ronald Holland's answer This is the same answer as before. If you are the owner of the LLC, whatever it owns, in net assets, is an asset of yours. Seek legal advice from an experienced bankruptcy attorney. Trying to file bankruptcy by learning a few things online is going to get you into trouble. Hire someone to represent you that knows bankruptcy law thoroughly.
Harlene Miller's answer Notice of a bankruptcy filing is usually not sent by email. What was the source of the notice and what did you receive? I suggest you find a bankruptcy attorney local to you to check the status of the case. Chapter 11 is a very different type of bankruptcy, so it will be important for you to find an experienced attorney in Chapter 11 to properly advise you. Some of us offer an initial half hour consultation at no charge. You do have rights in the case as a creditor. You need to monitor...
Harlene Miller's answer Check with your state bar association for a list of bankruptcy attorneys that have Chapter 11 experience. Also, you can check online for bankruptcy attorneys in your area - look for attorneys who focus on bankruptcy in their practice - rather than a general practitioner that handles many areas of the law. You can also check with the state bar for a list of "certified specialist in bankruptcy" if such a certification is offered in Washington. I suggest also focusing on a bankruptcy attorney...
Peter Maurice Lively's answer Public Counsel Law Center Los Angeles (213) 385-2977 might be able to help you. Several bankruptcy courts in the Central District of California have self-help desks. Fee waivers and fee payment plans are sometimes available by application to the court at the time you file your petition.
Cristina M. Lipan's answer They included your claim in the bankruptcy filing as a potential claim - they include every possible claim. They want to completely get rid of this liability and have listed it under expunged claims. If you do nothing, nothing happens, but you also will no longer have any rights to proceed on this claim. If you would like to fight for the claim, you must reply and object now.
Ronald Holland's answer Yes! Chapter 13 is used by many people to not only stop the foreclosure, but the repay the past due mortgage while keeping the ongoing mortgage current. If that's your situation, you should talk to an experienced bankruptcy attorney in your area to find out if that would be a good option for you. You may be able to save your home, get caught up and take care of all of your other debt at the same time.
Theodore Allan Greene's answer Some people make payment plans. Like $100 per month until the balance is paid. Others have a family member make the payments. Others stop paying their debts (credit cards) and that frees up some money. Others still use a legal document preparer which is the WORST option as far as I'm concerned. They can't give legal advice and do NOT go to court with you. I have seen some poor folks in court about to lose the equity in their house because they used a document preparer who was no where to be...
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