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Steven Abraham Wolvek

Woodland Hills Bankruptcy Attorney.

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  1. Filing for bankcruptcy & buying a house

    Answered about 4 years ago.

    1. Steven Abraham Wolvek
    2. Gerald Lawrence Wolfe
    3. Andrew Daniel Myers
    3 lawyer answers

    Your question is a perfect reason to consult with an experienced bankruptcy attorney. Pre-bankruptcy planning is so important and in your case absolutely necessary. You should also talk to a mortgage broker or bank to see if you can pre-qualify for a mortgage loan today. Most attorneys will offer you a free consultation to answer the bankruptcy issues raised in your question. Whether or not you qualify today for a mortgage loan would help assist an attorney in determining when is a good...

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  2. Can I file chapter 7 after a credit card lawsuit is served to me?

    Answered about 4 years ago.

    1. Pamela Koslyn
    2. Robert Harlan Stempler
    3. Steven Abraham Wolvek
    4. Andrew Daniel Myers
    4 lawyer answers

    Yes you can. Just do not let the lawsuit go all the way to a judgment where the creditor then files an abstract. An abstract is a floating lien and is recorded in the county you live in. It attaches to any property recorded in your name or that may be recorded in your name 10 years from the date of its filing. There is an extra fee to eliminate abstracts charged by most offices.

  3. Settlements....

    Answered about 4 years ago.

    1. Steven Abraham Wolvek
    2. Scott Douglas Jordan
    3. Theodore Lyons Araujo
    3 lawyer answers

    If you filed a Chapter 7 case - why would you want to settle when all unsecured debts can be discharged? If you are in a Chapter 13 case - whether or not to pull out and settle outside of bankruptcy would require a review of your proposed plan. Most creditors are eager to settle after a case is filed because they will not receive as much usually through a bankruptcy - if anything. Your credit report will already show your bankruptcy filing. If you hired an attorney to represent you...

  4. How long to wait before filing for bankcruptcy?

    Answered about 4 years ago.

    1. Gerald Lawrence Wolfe
    2. Steven Abraham Wolvek
    3. Scott Douglas Jordan
    4. Andrew Daniel Myers
    4 lawyer answers

    You need to contact an attorney and make sure all your assets can be protected. Most offices will offer a free consultation and make that determination when you come in for your appointment. Another important consideration is whether or not your medical situation is now resolved.

  5. What do I need to include when I serve a creditor the Chapter 13 Plan?

    Answered about 4 years ago.

    1. Kevin Michael Cortright
    2. Steven Abraham Wolvek
    3. Theodore Lyons Araujo
    3 lawyer answers

    Chapter 13 cases are complicated and very few move forward in pro per. Many times in Court judges will tell pro pers to get legal representation. I would urge you to do the same.