Legal Advice for Means Test — 68 results
Written by attorney Christopher Ariano, over 3 years ago. STAFF PICK
If you are a repeat reader, you may have heard me discuss the means test. Specifically, I have a tendency to blabber something along the lines of "if you current income is lower than the... more
Written by attorney Salman Borhani, over 4 years ago.
What exactly counts as a refusal? Refusals can arise if you simply refuse to take a test that you are required to take. But you can also be charged with a refusal if you first say no, then... more
Written by attorney Charles Rowland, almost 5 years ago.
The Problem “I was standing by the machine. It beeped and the officer told me to blow. I blew and blew. The officer got really mad and told me that I was messing with the machine. He... more
Written by attorney Michael DelSignore, almost 3 years ago.
Breathalyzer test results in Massachusetts drunk driving cases do not mean the case cannot be won at trial. To win a breathalyzer case, a Massachusetts DUI lawyer must demonstrate the... more
Written by attorney John A. Birdsall, about 4 years ago.
Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus (HGN) In this test, the officer passes a pen in front of your face and you are asked to follow it with your eyes. If your eyes exhibit a jerkiness (nystagmus)... more
Written by attorney G. David Holmes, about 1 year ago.
The means test is designed to determine whether you have enough income to repay some of what you owe to your creditors. If you do have enough income to repay some of what you owe to your... more
Written by attorney Joseph Ryan, 12 months ago.
What is the Means Test and How Does it Work?
The means test was created by congress in 2005 as part of BAPCPA (Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act) in order to stop... more
Written by attorney Diane L Gruber, over 1 year ago.
The Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 (aka BAPCPA), not only has a misleading name, but makes many employed middle-income consumers ineligible for a Chapter 7... more
Written by attorney Shaye Larkin, 7 months ago.
This legal guide discusses the Chapter 7 Means test which became a requirement in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy cases in 2005. The Chapter 7 Means Test The "Means Test" is the result of what is... more
Written by attorney Robert Dean, about 2 years ago.
In 2005, Congress passed a law referred to as BAPCPA (The Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act) which introduced a means test to bankruptcy law. The means test is... more