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Q: Filing Chapter 7 in Vermont and just approved for student loan refund is this protected?

I am currently filing chapter 7 bankruptcy via the internet through Upsolve and to keep the story short I was charged out of state tuition for two semesters totaling just over $10,000 maxing out my loans for the school year so I can not return until fall next year without out of pocket pay. I was... Read more »

Thomas C. Rollins, Jr.
Thomas C. Rollins, Jr. answered on Nov 20, 2020

If you are holding this money in your bank account or as cash then it usually will not matter what the funds represent. You must even disclose the fact that you are owed the money even if school is still holding the money.

While these funds represent your tuition money from your...
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Q: I filed for and was granted a chapter 7 discharge. Do I have to pay past due property taxes ? I gave up my property.
Nels Hansen
Nels Hansen answered on Sep 7, 2017

You should contact your bankruptcy attorney or a local bankruptcy attorney with this question as it concerns bankruptcy and local property taxes. Property taxes are usually assessed against the property and the legal owner of the property based on a specific assessment date. In Texas, if your... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy, Collections and Consumer Law for Vermont on
Q: I am considering filing bankruptcy but have a possible settlement coming in a court case that has been filed in fedl ct

PLZ presume I know I can see an atty, I know applic homestead/wild-card, etc., exemptions, and I know this is an asset...question is specific and answers will help me choose atty. Context: Ch 7, All debt is credit card, unsecured. Settlement/judgment will be more than enuf to pay off creditors.... Read more »

Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Oct 3, 2015

The very best thing you can do is to have a full discussion with a bankruptcy attorney about this. You will find that the suit you have is an asset of your bankruptcy estate if you file for bankruptcy.

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Q: How do I find out if someone has filed for bankrupty whether personal or business?
Erin Gallivan
Erin Gallivan answered on Jan 21, 2011

Court filings are public documents, go to (or possibly call) the Bankruptcy Court and ask.

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2 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy for Vermont on
Q: How do I find out if someone has filed for bankrupty whether personal or business?
Erin Gallivan
Erin Gallivan answered on Jan 21, 2011

Court filings are public documents, go to (or possibly call) the Bankruptcy Court and ask.

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