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2 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy for District of Columbia on
Q: We need to file for bankruptcy can you help?
Andrellos Mitchell
Andrellos Mitchell answered on Feb 26, 2020

Yes.

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1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy and Foreclosure for District of Columbia on
Q: Can the plaintiff's reopen a foreclosure civil case after summary judgment

This is after the case was closed and after the defendant is filed a 7 bankruptcy. DC, the plaintiff has requested a 60-day continuance

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Dec 11, 2019

If the defendant has filed bankruptcy and listed that debt, all action on it is stayed unless relief is given by the court.

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Q: Freedom Debt Relief can't add AAFES. Is it possible to stay w/FDR but file bankruptcy for only AAFES?

I want to pay my debts that FDR is helping me with. AAFES debt was @ $5k when I was forced into medical retirement from the Air Force in 2011. Even though AAFES has diverted @ $3k in tax returns to put towards my debt, they claim I owe them almost $10k now. This is an absolute abuse of power by... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Oct 19, 2018

You will have to list all your debts and creditors if you file bankruptcy, whether it is a 7 or 13. You may want to consider 13 if you have assets to preserve or 7 if you don’t, but you must list all your debts and creditors in your petition.

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Q: Do you have to pay all fees up front to your lawyer before letters are sent to your creditors of your BK Filing?

Reason asking my creditors are constantly calling my place of employment all day long every single day and my cell number also. I have asked them repeatedly not to contact my place of employment but they continue to call my job anyway all day. Just need to put a stop to them calling my job and my... Read more »

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Aug 3, 2018

Varys lawyer to lawyer.

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Q: Will be filing chapter 7.

Should I wait until after I have file and everything has been done and over with before I apply for my social security.

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jul 21, 2018

The filing of your bankruptcy should not affect your filing for social security. However, consult an experienced bankruptcy attorney before you do anything.

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Q: My ex has filed a motion to allow late -filed claim, a late-filed claim and a motion to lift stay in Chapt. 13
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison answered on Jul 3, 2018

Should not affect the outcome of your bankruptcy.

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Q: Filed bankruptcy chapter on 8-29-2017; it was discharged on 12-12-2017. Can a college withhold transcript and diploma?

Can a college withhold transcript and diploma after you receive your discharged Chapter Seven?

Andrellos Mitchell
Andrellos Mitchell answered on Apr 3, 2018

Federally Funded Public Student Loans are typically non-dischargeable in Bankruptcy. An actual complaint needs to filed against the lenders and then you must meet an extremely high burden to even have the court consider

discharging your student loans. I'm not sure why a college or...
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Q: Bankruptcy was discharged, trustee is looking into transfer of property. what is the impact to debtor?
Thomas C. Valkenet
Thomas C. Valkenet answered on Mar 13, 2011

Need to share more detail. What is being alleged by the Trustee? Does he allege the debtor committed fraud? Or is he simply going after property that was transferred during the preference period, before the filing of the Petition?

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