She lives in an assisted living facility and has no assets. She can no longer afford making payments and hasn't been for months. Is bankruptcy the only option? I don't know that she can afford to file.
Creditors cannot get to her SSD income, and if she has no other assets she's pretty much "judgment proof." However, sometimes money from bank accounts are taken erroneously and you'll need to fight to get that money back. A lot of people file bankruptcy just to not deal with the hassle. Bankruptcy...Read more »
I filed chapter 7 last month and last week filed taxes. I do expect a decent tax return due to having kids. Debt was mostly medical Bill's. I was getting grief from a lawyer for one of my non medical Bill's debt (was a gym) and do have a student loan from a school closed due to school being... Read more »
Can u file again chapter 7 get rid of credit cards again and stop the foreclosure too save my house and then maybe sell it in a few years. But mostly I don’t want too loose my house and it’s going so quickly, is chapter 7 best way too save house or I also see so much talk online about it being... Read more »
Usually tax claims, alimony, child support, and then some esoteric categories. Also remember that while a secured claim, like a bank loan for house and car, are discharged as to personal liability, they are not discharged as to the item itself.
My only asset is my home which is paid for. It's value is 150K. Other than my home I have no assets (cash etc). My spouse and I both are on SSDI. A medical emergency has left me 250K in debt. If I file bankrupcy can they take my home away from me?
They will probably get a judgment from the court, which means they can bring that to the Marshal/Sheriff who can search for and seize any assets you may have. Obviously, if you have nothing, there is nothing to take. However, keep in mind that this includes salary income and money in bank accounts....Read more »
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