Cramdown Timing Condition Only Applies to Vehicle Bought for Personal Use

Wasson and ThornhillVehicle Loans

The 910-day condition on doing a vehicle debt cramdown only applies if the vehicle was “acquired for the personal use of the debtor.”   The Cramdown Advantage The last several blog posts have been about the advantages of Chapter 13 cramdown, especially the cramdown of vehicle loans. Cramdown can be an excellent way to keep your vehicle. It usually allows … Read More

Get Some Time to Change to Another Vehicle with Chapter 7

Wasson and ThornhillVehicles & Bankruptcy

When you’re facing a vehicle repossession, a Chapter 7 case prevents that and gives you a  few weeks of peace to get another vehicle.   A week ago we went through a list of ways Chapter 7 buys you time with your vehicle lender. Included was that it “gains you some time to get another vehicle before surrendering your present … Read More

Chapter 7 Gives You Time to Redeem Your Vehicle

Wasson and ThornhillVehicle Loans

Prevent repossession and then redeem your vehicle by paying what it’s worth instead of what you own, so that you own it free and clear.   Two blog post ago we went through a list of ways Chapter 7 buys you time with your vehicle lender. Included was that it buys “time to gather funds to redeem your vehicle for … Read More

Chapter 7 Stops Repo for Lapsed Vehicle Insurance

Wasson and ThornhillVehicles & Bankruptcy

Chapter 7 prevents repossession for lapsed vehicle insurance, but only briefly. You still have to insure your vehicle again quickly.     Our last blog post went through a list of ways Chapter 7 buys you time with your vehicle lender. Included in that list was that it gives you “a very limited time to reinstate required vehicle insurance.” This … Read More

A List of Ways Chapter 7 Buys Time for Your Vehicle or Home

Wasson and ThornhillChapter 7

If you get behind on payments on your vehicle or home, in many different situations Chapter 7 buys you the time you need.   In the last several weeks of blog posts we’ve given many examples of how bankruptcy can buy you time for your vehicle and for your home. Here’s a summary how a Chapter 7 “straight bankruptcy” filed … Read More