I'm a first time homeowner that purchased my home in 1998. I have been living in my home for almost twenty three years. Due to economic hardship, I had to file for chapter 7 bankruptcy in 2010. It has been discharged and no longer showing on my credit report. My question is, what are my rights... Read more »
Well, I hate to tell you, you don't know quite as much as you think you do. You mentioned that you have the option to reaffirm your loan. You most definitely do not have that option, as it was off the table after your Chapter 7 discharged in 2010. To be quite frank, I never advise clients to...Read more »
Our divorce was finalized 7 months ago, and the judge ordered him to pay me some money. I am wondering if he still has to pay me or not, and what do I need to do next? I have tried to call bankruptcy lawyers, but everyone I have talked to says they work for the people that declare bankruptcy, not... Read more »
My ex-husband filed for bankruptcy and listed me as a creditor. Our divorce papers says he needs to pay me a certain amount of money, and he filed for bankruptcy afterwards. The filing deadline to object to discharge or to challenge wether certain debts are dischargeable is 5/17/21. Please, help!
My neighbors dog killed my 2 little dogs on my property. I served them with papers small claims court. There attorney kept postponing it for 8 months when i tried i couldnt I did show up but left due to feeling ill. The judge granted them 100,000.00 for there pitbull killing my 2 little babies. I... Read more »
Probably. One would have to examine the debt and see what the actual award was for to properly answer your question. Take the judgment to a competent bankruptcy attorney and let them analyze the dischargeability of it for you.
I was unemployed for about 9 months in 2015. Which resulted in me filing Ch. 7. I just learned I could have filed a separate motion to have my loans discharged possibly. Can I do that now if I can prove that I lived in poverty from 2015 to 2017 and was unable to repay the loans.
You should be able to file a bankruptcy case for your mother under the authority of a suitable power of attorney in the instance where she does not have the mental capacity to participate and handle her own filing. The U.S. Trustee, which is the branch of the Federal Government that monitors...Read more »
OK so I already filed for bankruptcy and I have my 341 meeting scheduled for June my home rental lease will expire soon and I have to move I just found another place and they asked for $1800 ( Security Deposit & First month rent ) I want to take the money the$1800 from my checking bank account... Read more »
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