Chapter 13 can prevent income tax liens on dischargeable taxes. But it’s riskier. It takes years, and you may pay some of that tax. Two weeks ago we showed how the filing of a bankruptcy case stops the recording of an income tax lien. A bankruptcy filing imposes the “automatic stay.” That law makes it illegal for the … Read More
If getting separated or divorced while in a Chapter 13 case, you’ll likely each need a new lawyer for independent advice about what to do.
You can file a Chapter 13 case if you are an “individual,” have regular income,” and don’t owe too much.
If a creditor’s proof of claim is too large, you may need to object to it to avoid dismissal of your Chapter 13 case.