Legal Advice for “Bankruptcy Discharge” — 130 results
Written by attorney Thomas Geygan, almost 4 years ago. STAFF PICK
Many people ask the question, "Are income taxes dischargeable in bankruptcy?" The answer is yes, in limited circumstances. This guide covers what these circumstances are, which kinds of... more
Written by attorney Peter Geraci, about 6 years ago. STAFF PICK
Cleaning up Your Credit Report The fact that you filed a bankruptcy will stay on your credit report for 10 years after the date of last action in the bankruptcy case. Credit bureaus,... more
Written by attorney Jason Farrington, about 2 years ago.
Bankruptcy is intended to be a "fresh start for the honest but unfortunate debtor." In order to grant that "fresh start," the Bankruptcy Code provides a "discharge" of certain debts for... more
Written by attorney David J Kelly, over 2 years ago.
It has always seemed to me that bankruptcy law has a lot of similarities to probate law, especially Chapter 7 Bankruptcy law. When someone dies and their estate is probated, a personal... more
Written by attorney Christopher Migliaccio, over 1 year ago.
Two bankruptcy terms that filers sometimes confuse are discharge and dismissal. The words have similar connotations of sending away, so its easy to get the two mixed up, but in bankruptcy... more
Written by attorney Kevin Cortright, over 4 years ago.
About 60 days after your meeting with the creditors you will receive a notice of discharge, this can take longer if the trustee is backed up, sometimes it can take up to four months. Once... more
Written by attorney Mikalah Liviakis, almost 2 years ago.
Obtaining a bankruptcy discharge begins by filing bankruptcy and chapter 13 and chapter 7 are the most common types of bankruptcy.
Written by attorney Robert Dean, about 2 years ago.
Normally, debtors going through Chapter 7 are discharged of their personal liability for secured loans. In other words, the debtor can keep the car or house and keep making payments on it,... more
Written by attorney Paula Greenway, 6 months ago.
A Guide to the Timing of Filing of Bankruptcy for Proper Discharge Timing: Timing Bankruptcies and Discharges Properly There are times when a person may be unable to escape financial... more
Written by attorney Nick Thompson, about 1 year ago.
Only income taxes can be discharged in bankruptcy not unpaid withholding, sales or property taxes. To do this you must wait 3 years after the return became due, and the returns must be... more