Legal Advice for “Liens in Bankruptcy” — 35 results
Written by attorney Marques Lipton, 12 months ago.
This guide explains the requirements for avoiding a judicial lien on one's residence in a Massachusetts Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Case. What is a Judicial Lien? A judicial lien is a lien on... more
Written by attorney Yan Rudikh, 7 months ago.
When you file for bankruptcy there is an automatic stay put on any pending lawsuits or judgments against you thanks to the protection offered by bankruptcy laws in the United States. This... more
Written by attorney Paul W. Caprara, over 1 year ago.
Under certain circumstances federal income taxes owed can be discharged in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy filing (see corresponding legal guide), however a federal tax lien that has been properly... more
Written by attorney Seth Rosenberg, almost 4 years ago.
As I have written previously, a trustee can avoid and recover preferences, which are defined as transfers of money or property by the debtor to or for the benefit of a creditor on account... more
Written by attorney Nathan Graham, almost 4 years ago.
In bankruptcy, debtors have the ability to avoid two types of liens, meaning they can remove the lien from the collateral and make the debt unsecured. A lien can be avoided if it impairs a... more
Written by attorney Louis Jay Esbin, almost 5 years ago.
A recent published decision by the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel for the Ninth Circuit affirmed a lower court decision that sends Chapter 13 Debtors out into the cold. In this decision (in... more
Written by attorney Kenneth J Gogel, over 3 years ago.
As a consequence of the decline in the real estate market many clients are asking about the status of their second mortgages.It is not understood by most lay people under what circumstances... more
Written by attorney Kelly Resnick, over 2 years ago.
Unfortunately, a Chapter 7 bankruptcy discharge does not eliminate any lien on your property. A lien is often referred to as a security interest, deed of trust, mortgage, or security deed.... more
Written by attorney Stephen M. Dunne, almost 3 years ago.
Lien avoidance is a powerful and important tool available in Chapter 7 bankruptcy. If you have liens recorded against your property, you may be able to get rid of them through lien... more
Written by attorney Hans Wahl, over 2 years ago.
Homeowners Associations (HOAs) have remedies available, under Florida law, when its residents fail to pay their periodic HOA assessments in a timely manner. One such remedy is a statutory... more