Chapter 7 with a Current Mortgage But Other Liens

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Here are 3 more Chapter 7 scenarios when you are current on your home mortgage but have other liens on your home.   Our last blog post was about situations in which Chapter 7 works well enough in the following 3 debt situations: Second or third mortgages Property taxes Income tax with a lien recorded on your home In general, … Read More

When Your Mortgage is Current in Chapter 7

Wasson and ThornhillHome Mortgages

There are certain scenarios when your home mortgage is current and you’re dealing with other home-related debts that Chapter 7 works well.   You’re current on your home mortgage payment, although you’ve been struggling mightily to keep it that way. You’re thinking very seriously about getting some financial help through bankruptcy. But you absolutely want to keep the home that … Read More

Use Chapter 13 to Buy Much More Time for Your Home

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The advantages of Chapter 13 are more time and more flexibility in catching up on your unpaid mortgage payments. Lots better than Chapter 7.   Two blog posts ago we said Chapter 7 buys some time with your home mortgage while Chapter 13 buys much more time. We then showed how Chapter 7 can help. Today we get into how … Read More

Chapter 7 Buys You Some Time for Your Home

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Chapter 7 buys you some time by stopping a foreclosure or delaying one from starting, and may also prevent liens from hitting your home.   Chapter 7 “Straight Bankruptcy” vs. Chapter 13 “Adjustment of Debts” Speaking very generally, Chapter 7 buys you some time with your home while Chapter 13 buys you much more time. So the questions are: how … Read More