I have filed Chapter 13 Bankruptcy and currently have the a-okay for confirmation from the trustee given it was a small case and I was able to handle it on my own. I go in front of the Court (which I know has the ultimate decision in approval) in ...
The bankruptcy court can refer (or defer) to the opinion of a State court on the determintion of property rights--at least in MO.
You likely need to hire an attorney familiar with your district's practices.
I am filing Chapter 13 bankruptcy. I just got married in July of this year. The Statement of Financial Affairs (line 1) asks me to state my spouse's income for the 2 previous years. However, I was not married to my spouse at that time. Do I st...
In Eastern District of MO, where I practice, I know of no duty to report/amend an Statement of Financial Affairs answer. If your district is one in which tax returns are sent to the bankruptcy Trustee, it might have consequences to your bankruptcy upon the Trustee's review.See question
I filed bankruptcy in 2012 with my husband. We divorced this year and in the process of getting my finances together I checked my credit and saw the case was dismissed because the course we were supposed to take was never completed. I haven't hear...
In Eastern District of MO, where I practice, the answer would be ,"no."See question
I had to file a 13 to stop sheriff sale on my home. The sale was to be continued by my former attorney called me day of sale and said filing was only option. I did but reluctantly and still not convinced, but the damage is already done. My only se...
Your Schedule C. Exemptions should list the business property exemption you mentioned.
You can likely read the cited statue online.
Condo management charged fees that I challenged. I notified I would file AG complaint if charge is not removed. Immediately after my letter, condo management company sent me a letter: notice of collecting debt - under federal law 30 days to dispu...
I'm not sure if the Management Company is subject to the FDCPA as it may be the original creditor.See question
Tried to pay the office the amount that was due on the paper I was served but he wouldn't take it and said they would give me updated price in court. Went to court and the amount was way higher. Will bankruptcy stop the eviction?
The situation is complicated by bankruptcy law.
An obscure provision of bankruptcy law allows you to file bankruptcy and take steps to prevent an eviction.
You will need an attorney to assert this provision and determine if this provision may be used and what it will cost you in terms of a deposit with the court and other provisions.
I defaulted on my credit cards years ago and just had my first paycheck levied by the courts/banks. In the notice they sent me, It states they can take my vehicle. My question is, is my car protected up to a certain dollar amount or can they take ...
Exemptions from collection are based on federal or state exemptions from collection efforts for a judgment.
Check for you State exemptions, by Google or Bing.
My wife was contacted by a person claiming to be a court officer informing her that if she did not pay off a past debt that a federal marshall will come and take her to jail, she was very scared so she paid 647 to satisfy what the man claimed the ...
Your wife very likely fell for a nuanced extortion scam.
If a "court" rejected the payment, there would be a public record.
Consider contacting an attorney for violation of Federal FDCPA or TCPA law.
If i sue two people who own the same company and one files for bankruptcy, but the other isn't do i still get all money or is the money halfed?
Review the contract and determine if the liability is joint and several.
Also the co-debtor stay may apply if the person filed a chapter 13.