At the Confirmation Hearing (which you almost never need to attend) the bankruptcy judge “confirms” (approves) your Chapter 13 payment plan. The Chapter 13 Plan As we said last week about the Meeting of Creditors, a Chapter 13 case is all about “the plan.” The plan is your financial road map during the 3 to 5 years that you … Read More
In our example about the process about whether a debt gets discharged, here’s what happens at the bankruptcy court trial itself.
Here’s how the debtor and creditor get at the facts in an adversary proceeding about whether a debt gets discharged.
Here’s an example showing how to answer a creditor’s complaint objecting to the legal write-off of a debt in bankruptcy.
“Discovery” covers all the methods used to get at all the relevant facts in a dispute with a creditor about the discharge of a debt.
If you decide not to settle but rather fight a creditor trying to make you pay a debt that you want to discharge, here’s what happens.
Sometimes it’s in your best interest to force an issue in bankruptcy court by, in effect, suing a creditor in an adversary proceeding.
Bankruptcy is a lot easier to understand and much more comfortable to go through when you know who’s who.
This Thanksgiving, even in the midst of scary personal financial pressures, there is much to be thankful for.
You don’t like the idea of disclosing your financial life to the bankruptcy court. Can’t it be done with some privacy?
You’ll be much more comfortable during your bankruptcy case if you know the system’s cast of characters.
It sure helps in understanding the two main bankruptcy options if you know the cast of characters in each one.