Gary D. Bollinger’s Answers

Gary D. Bollinger

Saint Louis Bankruptcy Attorney.

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  1. I co-signed for 3 of my grandson's student loans, about $120,000.00. He is unable to pay and the lenders are after me.

    Answered almost 2 years ago.

    1. Dorothy G Bunce
    2. David Lloyd Merrill
    3. Ashley Anne Digiulio
    4. Gary D. Bollinger
    5. Robert Parkinson Taylor
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    There may be non-bankruptcy, administrative discharge/relief available.

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  2. Can I file bankruptcy for a $37,000 balance owed to CCS Installments for an accident I was involved in with no insurance in 2010

    Answered almost 2 years ago.

    1. Gary D. Bollinger
    2. Stephen Laurence Hoffman
    3. Judy A. Goldstein
    4. Michael Shemtoub
    4 lawyer answers

    Probably dischargeable in bankruptcy. There are rare exceptions in bankruptcy for impaired-driving accidents, etc. Consult a bankruptcy lawyer.

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  3. I have become homeless and have outstanding debt and medical bills around 10k, can i file a bankruptcy, pending WC settlement?

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. Paula Brown Sinclair
    2. Michael Raymond Daymude
    3. Brian Crozier Whitaker
    4. Michael John Harrington
    5. Steven W Zachary
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    From your recital of facts, you only file bankruptcy now if it improves your chances of protecting the WC settlement.

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  4. Can I file either a chapter 7 or 13 if I have a personal injury case in the courts. How does it effect my filing a chapter 13

    Answered 12 months ago.

    1. Carl H Starrett II
    2. Marc Gregory Wagman
    3. Gary D. Bollinger
    4. Scott Benjamin Riddle
    5. Christian K. Lassen II
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    Upon filing bankruptcy, your personal injury claim becomes an asset of the bankruptcy estate, subject to your right to claim exemption. Attorney Riddle's advice was spot on.

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  5. If i filed a Chapter 7 four years ago am i eligible to file a chapter 13?

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. Gary D. Bollinger
    2. Joshua T. Mathews
    3. Steven Anderson Leahy
    4. Dorothy G Bunce
    5. Michael Avanesian
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    Please see guide link below, in blue.

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  6. I recently filed Chapt 7 and an automobile was part of the BK -

    Answered 4 days ago.

    1. Gary D. Bollinger
    2. Evan Llewellyn Smith
    3. Lazaro Eloy Fernandez
    4. David John Rausa
    5. Shelley Ann Elder
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    Although the contractual obligation to pay the debt may have been discharged in the bankruptcy, the lien against the property would ordinarily survive.

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  7. Inheritance and chapter 13 bankruptcy

    Answered 9 months ago.

    1. Shaye Larkin
    2. Gary D. Bollinger
    3. Richard D. Granvold
    4. Brent J Jensen
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    You wrote, "Can I just gift money to anyone I owe or gift to ex which would be less complicated?" A: No. That action would jeopardize your Chapter 13.

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  8. If I file bankruptcy will the dmv remove my fees for the DIU I had and will my medical bills be removed also?

    Answered about 1 year ago.

    1. Kevin B. Zazzera
    2. Matthew Scott Berkus
    3. Gary D. Bollinger
    4. Marco Caviglia
    5. Jonathan Nelson Ward
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    Two provisions of 11 USC 523 apply, disallowing discharge... (7) to the extent such debt is for a fine, penalty, or forfeiture payable to and for the benefit of a governmental unit, and is not compensation for actual pecuniary loss, other than a tax penalty--... (9) for death or personal injury caused by the debtor's operation of a motor vehicle, vessel, or aircraft if such operation was unlawful because the debtor was intoxicated from using alcohol, a drug, or another substance;

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  9. Roth IRA is exempt from chp 7 bankruptcy, but what if..

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Gary D. Bollinger
    2. Alan D. Walton
    3. Bruce Allan Wilson
    4. Frank Wei-Hong Chen
    4 lawyer answers

    It lost its protected status on conversion by your withdrawal.

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  10. What will happen if I stop paying my mortgage while in an active Ch. 13?

    Answered 8 months ago.

    1. Christine B. Adams
    2. Gary D. Bollinger
    3. JohnPaul Callan
    4. Brett D Weiss
    5. Richard D. Granvold
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    You wrote, "Or should I just stay put for the time being until the divorce?" A: You can get divorced while in bankruptcy, you can even move to separate your bankruptcy, but there are life-changing decisions involved. You need to consult your own divorce AND bankruptcy attorney.

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