The beginning of the measuring period is the date you knew, or should have known, of the wrong. It is generally 36 months for contracts and civil lawsuits. There are exceptions: in some cases measuring years are shorter (one year for assault and battery) and longer (12 years) for contracts under...Read more »
What does that mean, and how long will the other ten closed accounts be after me to do the same thing? Should I look into filing bankruptcy to rid the rest of closed accounts with a pro bono legal aid someone that doesn't charge to take your case?I have no money to pay high price chapter 7 and... Read more »
The return date is simply the date by which the summons must be returned as served on you by the plaintiff, or it expires and they must have a new summons issued. If that happens, the trial date may also change. If this is a suit for debt, and you owe a lot more, then yes you should consider...Read more »
I've called and left messages to one of the legal aid but no one has gotten back to me yet. Meanwhile looking else where or online to check other pro bono legal help, some law firms show to file bankruptcy only $500. I know that's a scam. If you know of any please by all means email me!... Read more »
Legal aid will help you prepare the documents, but probably will not be able to adequately advise you the same way an attorney would and does not actually represent you. You might end up being ok filing yourself, but so many things can go wrong that you wouldn't know about in advance. I highly...Read more »
As I said before I received a summons on Tuesday and have till June for court, can pro bono stop the other creditors or contact them that I'm filing bankruptcy because I have no funds to pay them. What really saying can they stop them right away or its gonna take months before they contact the... Read more »
I am filing Chapter 7 Bankruptcy in the state of Maryland, trying to protect primary vehicle that has lien from Navy Credit Union and need to know what schedule do I list the car and where do I add the Wild Card
Personal property under federal bankruptcy exemptions
Trying to protect vehicle that is Primary used for work from Chapter 7 Liquidation by Bankruptcy Trustee in the State of Maryland. On what form do I add the Maryland Wildcard exemptions MD Code Ann. C & JP § 11-504(f), & MD Code Ann. C & JP § 11-504(b)(5), is it the Schedule C? Please advise...
I have a chapter 13 that I finished paying in April 2018 and one of the creditors has been unreachable and they cannot send the payment to them so the Trustee will not close the case or discharge it until this happens, but in the meantime I am in need of buying a new car and nobody will give me... Read more »
They can sue you, but they cannot sue or get a judgment against anyone other than you if the debt is just yours. They cannot use a judgment against you to attach assets belonging to someone else. Most creditors do not file suit that fast after stopping payment. The debts get transferred to debt...Read more »
Apply for a Florida license as soon as you get there. Issue date is proof. Same with utilities. Establish as soon as you get there. You have to certify on your petition under penalty of perjury that it’s true. If and when they get a judgment, they can garnish your wages and attach your real...Read more »
They can sue you for nonpayment of the debt, although usually that takes more time than 8 months. Once you move to FL, you’ll have to wait 180 days before you can file there so you might want to consult s bankruptcy attorney in MD and see about filing now.
2017. One of the creditors keeps returning the check to the trustee so the final report has been pending since March 2018. How long can this keep going? I can’t get a discharge without the final report.
My minor son in 2013 informed me he has been awarded a scholarship be a college in New York and since he is a minor he need his adult parents to sign the form. I reluctantly signed because their are great colleges here in Maryland. I never heard from him since then.
Do you have a copy of what form you signed? The servicing company will provide a copy if you ask. Once you get it and read it, is it a Plus loan guaranty form? Is it your signature on it? Can you read and write the English language? Did you read the form before you signed it? Did you have the...Read more »
Do i have any other options? I heard I could do a debt in lieu of foreclosure by handing in my keys. HOW long do I have to do this before I have to move out. These loans were bought during the write off days of the mortgage bust and now I am at risk of losing my house because the new companies... Read more »
A deed in lieu of foreclosure simply means you hand over the keys and deed and move out, but you must first get in writing that the mortgage company releases you from personal liability on the remaining balance of the mortgage. You'll have to cut that deal with the first mortgage holder, and...Read more »
I filed bankruptcy in 2016 and it was discharged in May 2017. I was injured medically in August 2017 and filed suit. So I never even was injured until 3 months after my bankruptcy discharged. Now the paralegal is telling me they may put a hold on my settlement due to the bankruptcy. My thing is... Read more »
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