One of the best bankruptcy protections afforded a debtor from his or her creditors is the automatic stay. In what ways does the automatic stay stop creditor actions and when does it not protect the debtor?
What is the effect of a personal injury claim in bankruptcy law? A personal injury claim can arise before, during, or after you file a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy. This article looks at the effect of a personal injury claim in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy.
The ability to keep your car or truck in bankruptcy is often a major consideration when filing a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy. A dependable vehicle is often essential to keeping a job or getting the kids to school.
In a Chapter 7 bankruptcy you will need to know how to answer a bankruptcy Trustee Information Sheet. After the bankruptcy case is filed, a meeting of creditors takes place in about thirty days. Before or at the meeting of creditors, various documents will be required to be submitted to the Trustee. One such document is the Trustee Information Sheet.
CHAPTER 12 BANKRUPTCY FOR FAMILY FARMERS- PART II Farmers may have an alternative to a Chapter 7 bankruptcy liquidation, Chapter 13 adjustment of debts, or a Chapter 11 reorganization of debts. The alternative is Chapter 12, an adjustment of debt for a family farmer. QUALIFICATIONS OF A CHAPTER 12 FAMILY FARMER (NON-INDIVIDUAL) Chapter 12 of […]