I'm in SW Ohio, disabled veteran with 3800 in disability each month, my wife's not filing and makes 1850 after taxes. Even with the deductions, the schedule j would push me into a chapter 13 if I had a normal income. Is VA disability actually considered "disposable income"? Thank you for any help
It is important to note that while VA disability benefits are excluded from the means test calculation utilized in Chapter 7 bankruptcy cases, they can be considered as part of your income in the Schedule J, where you list your monthly expenditures, in the determination of your disposable income....View More
Did you file your bankruptcy with counsel? If so, that lawyer is your best source of advice, because your question gives no factual background, e.g., what info is in your schedules, and whether a decision has yet been made about whether your filing is an abuse of the bankruptcy process, e.g.,...View More
7 and/or 13 may be available to you. The answer depends on equity, income, and other issues involve being current on the mortgage. A much closer analysis with you is needed before any bankruptcy attorney can properly answer the question. Great question though. The attorney can review your specific...View More
The case seems to be a default on a property owned by someone possibly attach to her we are unsure on what the complaint in the case is but they have her marked as a judgment creditor in the concerned parties information.
An Ohio attorney could advise best, but it looks like your question was overlooked under the general Uncategorized heading. You could try reposting under Collections, Foreclosure, Bankruptcy, and Civil Litigation. This looks like something for attorneys who practice in one of those areas. Good luck
We paid $1,028 for the whole bankruptcy in Ohio but we never ended up doing anything for it and moved to Michigan. $200 went to have the attorney start working on things the $800 covered paperwork/filing ect… I was wondering if I can get the $800 back?
Did you sign a retainer or engagement letter? If so, you should review that to determine your rights. If the fee is non-refundable you would not have a right to get it back but the attorney may work with you on a partial refund.
Yes. Both attorney answers are correct. Speak with your divorce lawyer if you have one. Temporary support orders is the most effective way to address this matter. Have your texts ready to be easily reviewed by your counsel. If no counsel, make sure to bring those texts with you to court for the...View More
Probably your most effective path to redress this problem is through your divorce lawyer and the domestic relations court. From the outset of a divorce case, or shortly thereafter, the court deals with the issue of temporary support, or support pendente lite, and that involves, in part, the...View More
It depends on the cause of the accident. Don't answer that in this thread. You'll need to sit with an attorney to discuss what happened in order to see whether the debt to be incurred would be dischargeable in a bankruptcy.
The insurance company is suing me and my 18 year old son for almost 30 thousand. I own a car and a double wide mobile home on a rented lot. We do not have money like that, none in savings. I also have 2 other children who live here. The insurance company said they will get their money by all means... View More
An Ohio attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. I'm sorry about the accident. I hope your son and everyone else are okay. It sounds like you are being pursued by the carrier's subrogation department. At this point, you could consider reaching out to...View More
I work part time, and make only $11.00 an hour. I'm in the midst of a divorce, and a friend is willing to help me get a car outright and put it in my name. It won't be valued over 4k. Can I be forced to sell that car if I filed bankruptcy, or at all? I don't make enough for... View More
My ex and I bought a car together. I make all the payments, pay for the insurance and keep up on all maintenance. I am still making payments on the car to this day but I no longer live in the same state as when we purchased. The title is MI and I live in OH. He has since filed for bankruptcy and is... View More
I had court scheduled on March 31st, I went into court and they told me that there was no court that week they investigated why and told me on March 15th the plaintiff filed a motion for summary judgment, up to this point, I have been doing this Pro see and now I'm in a bind the scheduled a... View More
After ten years of costly lobbying by the banks and credit card issuers, the GOP, controlling both houses of Congress, and the Presidency, passed massive revisions to the US Bankruptcy Code, and the enlarged interim between allowable discharges was but one of those.
Yesterday's court was to dismiss my case and he failed to call in I have done everything asked and he even sent me the wrong bankruptcy papers they had someone else's name on them a paralegal has emailed a couple times and says I still need to drop the paperwork off to the courthouse with... View More
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