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Q: Can chapter 7 personal discharged bankruptcy be amended to include my wife's debt?

State of Nevada 9/9/11 was discharge date

Malik Waqar Ahmad
Malik Waqar Ahmad
answered on Jul 1, 2012

You could have joined her earlier, or she cal file her own chapter 7 bankruptcy. In Nevada, husband and wife are responsible for each other's debt but in order for her debts to be combined debt, she should have joined you in your chapter 7 bankruptcy. If you had asked her to stay, she would be... Read more »

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Q: Will a transcript of a federal tax return be accepted in nevada by the bankruptcy court
Malik Waqar Ahmad
Malik Waqar Ahmad
answered on Jul 1, 2012

Yes, this is an acceptable document, and bankruptcy court generally give it a judicial notice if a true and certified copy

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Q: If I buy a house (cash), after bankruptcy (2 yrs), can it be taken for pre-bankruptcy debts?
Andrew Bresalier
Andrew Bresalier
answered on Feb 14, 2012

It cannot be taken for debts which were included in your bky. However, it something was omitted or it was not dischargable, and your State does not provide a Homestead Exemption, then it could be at risk.

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Q: How do you get a hearing extended without an attorney
Andrew Bresalier
Andrew Bresalier
answered on Feb 14, 2012

First call the scheduling attorney and ask. If he/she says no, and the reason you are ask is because of a real EMERGENCY you can motion the court.

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Q: What are the consequences of taking money out of frozen bank account against court order?
Andrew Bresalier
Andrew Bresalier
answered on Feb 14, 2012

You could be found in Contempt of Court and put in jail.

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Q: Is there public information I can access to see if a company declaried bankruptcy?
Andrew Bresalier
Andrew Bresalier
answered on Jan 9, 2012

Sign up for PACER at the District Court for the respective jurisdiction. This is a governmental website and a free service, as long as you use less than $10 of services per calendar quarter. Once signed in you can pull up the specific case and review

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Q: Where can I find the classes required for pro per filing of bankruptcy
Andrew Bresalier
Andrew Bresalier
answered on Nov 8, 2011

There are lots of places and if you qualify the fee is waived. Just go to a search engine and type in "prefiling bankruptcy class".

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Q: Can I file bankruptcy
Andrew Bresalier
Andrew Bresalier
answered on Nov 8, 2011

Filing a Bankruptcy involves a weighing of several items, personal and legal. If you have no personal issues, then the major obstacle is the Means Test. This test is broken into several parts and looks at an average of what you have earned over the last six months, then compares it to others in... Read more »

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Q: Can you file Bankruptcy for student loans
Jonathan Craig Reed
Jonathan Craig Reed
answered on May 18, 2011

The general answer is no. If the loan is for a private for profit school and you can allege fraud you might be able to discharge the loans in bankruptcy. But it would be an uphill fight. For further information call Reed & Mansfield at 343-0494 and I will refer you to our bankruptcy attorney,... Read more »

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