I am selling my house. I filed for a Chapter 13 bankruptcy for back taxes and a lien against the property. I was recently told that all financial obligations would amount to about $50,000, in where I would receive the remaining amount of $253,000 estimate. This morning, I received an email stating that an additional $23,000 had to be taken out, leaving me now with an estimate of $213,000. That doesn't add up. No explanation was given as to why the $23,000 had to be taken.
There is no way we can answer your question without more facts. Your bankruptcy attorney is the one who should be explaining this to you or you can get a consultation with another attorney. Maybe the email about the extra $23,000 has an explanation that you do not understand. However, we cannot interpret documents that we have not seen.
First, the firm is a debt relief agency according to the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. We help people file for bankruptcy. We also do other stuff and we do it well, but Congress wants me to post this notice. Second, nothing on this site is legal advice. You are not my client unless you enter into a written agreement signed by you and me.
The Chapter 13 Trustee will provide an accounting of all of your debt obligations that you are legally obligated to pay.
You can certainly dispute a debt after you review the Trustees accounting.
It’s important to note that you are liable to pay all debt obligations equal to the amount of your non exempt equity in real estate.
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