What is an Emergency Bankruptcy Petition?
In California, we are permitted to file an Emergency Bankruptcy Petition (http://www.liverpoollegal.com). An emergency bankruptcy petition, is simply a skeleton bankruptcy petition. It only includes the very bare information needed in order to file a bankruptcy and get a bankruptcy case number.
Whats included in the bankruptcy Emergency Petition?
When we file an Emergency bankruptcy petition in California, we must include the following documents:
1) Voluntary Petition
2) Exhibit D along with Certificate of Credit Counseling
3) Creditor Matrix
Why would I file an Emergency Bankruptcy Petition?
Most people that file an emergency bankruptcy petition, are trying to get a bankruptcy case number and get automatic stay protection (http://www.liverpoollegal.com/What_Is_The_Bankruptcy_Automatic_Stay.php) that comes along with filing a bankruptcy (http://www.liverpoollegal.com) in order to stop a home foreclosure (http://www.liverpoollegal.com/Foreclosure_And_Repossession.php), wage garnishment (http://www.liverpoollegal.com/Wage-Garnishment.php), bank levy, or lawsuit.
When is the rest of the petition filed?
The rest of the petition - the meat of the petition - must be filed within 14 days (http://liverpoollegal.com/wordpress/filed-an-emergency-bk-petition-you-have-14-days-to-file-the-remaining-deficiencies/), otherwise, the bankruptcy case will be dismissed.
If you are thinking of filing a chapter 7 bankruptcy, contact the Law Office of Chirnese L. Liverpool at (818) 714-2200 for your free phone consultation.