Some assets have already been liquidated and I am only receiving social security disability and nothing else but there is assets in the state anywhere from 1 to 2 million dollars depending on who you ask. Do I qualify for a conversion? Original petition was filed about 8 months ago. Is there a time... View More
Under the federal Bankruptcy Code, you generally do have the right to convert your case from a Chapter 7 to a Chapter 13 bankruptcy, as long as you meet the requirements for Chapter 13, which includes having a regular source of income and not exceeding debt limits. Given that significant assets are...View More
So I obliged to her request. However, it's not a mission, she moved in with her bf. I was paying for food and rent, knowing shes doing good in church. Moved forward, I was still supported up until September 1, 2022, cuz I found out that shes been cheating on me all this time. Also, I found out... View More
As long as you are current on your home when you file Bankruptcy and remain current then the Bank will not be able to take your house because of a Bankruptcy. Bankruptcy also does not "save" your home from a Bank foreclosure unless you are repaying with a Chapter...View More
The Trustee is required to make the report. It is merely an Accounting of what monies you paid in, what amounts the Trustee paid out, the Trustees fees and the balance if any remaining and where it went. The Trustee is showing you and the Court where the money went. You don't need to fo...View More
My mother died while in the bankruptcy process with a lawyer, but when I asked another lawyer to search bankruptcy databases, he found nothing. So is my late mother's estate entitled to a refund from her lawyer?
Probably not. Most of the lawyer's work in a consumer bankruptcy, Ch. 7 or 13, must be done before the bankruptcy case is filed. Certainly, the Estate representative can request an accounting/refund from the bankruptcy lawyer, but you can expect that he/she will prepare a bill, showing time...View More
My ex-wife co-signed a personal loan and vehicle loan while we were still married. Our divorce recently finalized and in the divorce decree it states that I will take responsibility for both loans. I am past due on both loans due to loss of income. I had to switch jobs due to medical issues.... View More
This needs the attention a good, local bankruptcy lawyer.
On general principals a Chapter 7 can discharge your obligations, but that does not discharge the debt on her part--she still owes it. Depending on the terms of your divorce decree it is possible that the divorce court could still...View More
I purchased my home 2 years ago. I filed chapter 7 5 years ago. One of the judgements I filed on has put a lien on my home I purchased years after my bankruptcy and now it’s holding up the sale of my house. How do I get rid of it?
While you can file a Chapter 13 immediately after a Chapter 7, you're not eligible for a discharge of debts unless 4 years have passed between the filing of the 7 and the filing of the 13. A 13 filed within 4 years of a 7 would simply provide for the repayment of debts without a discharge of...View More
I filed a chapter 7 on 5/03 and received a standard discharge on 10/03. Then I filed a chapter 13 on 2/04 and it was dismissed on 7/04. filed another 13, 8/04 and it was dismissed 2/05. I didn't really file the two chapter 13 but it shows I did but I know who did. My question is this possible?... View More
While you can file a Chapter 13 immediately after a Chapter 7, you're not eligible for a discharge of debts unless 4 years have passed between filings. Because the two Chapter 13 cases were dismissed, they're not especially relevant from as legal standpoint. However, if you file...View More
Your credit score will be drastically reduced and credit will cost you more than someone with good credit. However, many lenders will be happy to lend you money upon conclusion of your bankruptcy bc they know you can’t file again for eight years. It also provides you with a relatively easy...View More
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