Prevent the forced repayment of a pre-bankruptcy payment to a relative or friend. If other solutions don’t work, Chapter 13 usually will. Our last two blog posts have been about one of the more confusing parts of bankruptcy: the law of preferences. This law says that if a creditor takes or receives money from you within the 90 days … Read More
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
Just because you own something that isn’t exempt does not necessarily mean that your Chapter 7 trustee will liquidate it. Maybe not.
Prevent your trustee from giving you a big headache if you paid a debt to a friend or relative during the year before filing bankruptcy.