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Justin Kenneth Kuney

Sacramento Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Attorney.

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  1. Chapter 7 bankruptcy. What is the rule regarding what happens if I become entitled to an inheritance after filing?

    Answered 7 months ago.

    1. David John Rausa
    2. Richard Glenn Elie
    3. Justin Kenneth Kuney
    4. Russell Warren Dombrow
    5. James Charles Shields
    5 lawyer answers

    I agree with the other answers. They call it the claw-back period. The bankruptcy estate includes assets acquired by way of inheritance within the 180 days following the date of filing. See section 11 USC 541(a)(5)(A). If you are concerned with a family member's health but you need to file for bankruptcy, you should first estimate the value of your anticipated share of their estate and the available exemptions you would have in the bankruptcy. If it appears as though you cannot exempt the...

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  2. Is it possible to levy on an account associated with store credit card, having a judgment against a cardholder?

    Answered 7 months ago.

    1. Richard Scott Lysle
    2. Michael Raymond Daymude
    3. Justin Kenneth Kuney
    4. Michael Christopher Burr
    4 lawyer answers

    I agree with all of the other answers. You cannot levy against an open line of credit. However, you could levy against a pre-paid credit card or debit card account.

  3. What is the typical cost of filing a chapter 7? And what if you can't afford it?

    Answered over 3 years ago.

    1. Theodore Lyons Araujo
    2. John Gerth Merna
    3. Douglas Gist Farquhar
    4. Gregory T. Dantzman
    5. Justin Kenneth Kuney
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    6 lawyer answers

    Most chapter 7 fees would range between 1200 and 2200 filing fee included. Fees are generally determined on a case by case basis depending on the complexity. Most BK attorneys will allow you to make payments toward the fees but will not file your case (or get the protection of the court) until the fees are paid-in-full. If you do not have the money there is not much you can do. You can file without an attorney but the process can be complex and you may just waste your filing fee. You can...