You said "my lawyer advised me that if i wait I could possibly have it thrown out because of how long it took to process."
What does your lawyer say about this strategy at this moment? Is he helping you? If not, consult with a DUI specialist ASAP.
Remember, a chapter 7 deals with your personal obligation to pay. The mortgages run with the land and a lot of people stay in their homes for significant periods of time thereafter. From Bank's viewpoint, they don't (maybe via inertia) react instantly. They see a property and a payment status. This is their focus.
Have you made copies of the chapter 7 discharge and sent it to the banks?
Have you written letters to the credit companies and to the banks?
Did you tell the parties...
A case against you can have several charges. e.g. robbery, kidnapping & murder .
A case may be generally a related string of facts. You robbed a store, kidnapped the manager and murdered his assistant.
Within the case 3 charges can be brought.
One or two of the charges can be dropped. So, if kidnapping is dropped, you only end up with robbery and murder in the case example.
Charges can be dismissed if a showing of no facts or not enough to charge, through a number of mechanisms....
Plaintiffs may have had preference for local defendant and my be trying to rely upon a community property presumption?
What is the tax status of the property? Its been 4 years, has he abandoned it? If he abandoned it does he consider it as "not property"?
I assume that you earned other money in 2011, and that the statement "i did not earn any income for the period ending december 31, 2011 up to this date february 2012." relates to the business only..
If you have startup expenses which can be deducted on your schedule C, you may be able to offset other income you had earlier in the year.
Not all startup expenses are deductible so you will need to go line by line.
Were you a student or immigrant? How did you live in 2011?
I don't know...
Residence is where you live and intend to return to (and other similar articulations of this definition)
Its not a function of the place from which you file your federal return (or else there would be a mass movement of Californians to a Nevada hotel address every year.
If you are a California resident, you are liable for money earned world wide.
Why do you have a California residence address? Why haven't you moved permanantly to Kodiak, Alaska?
Not to mention the royalty check...
"paying for a small office space there" You are having a CA branch.
You will need a number of things.
1. Payroll withholding on CA employee
2. Multi state state Taxation regime (this could be interesting)
3. sales tax for anything sold in CA
4. Permission for your company to do business in CA
Much much more