Chapter 7 with a Current Mortgage But Other Liens

Wasson and ThornhillHome Mortgages

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

Undoing a Judgment Lien

Wasson and ThornhillSecured Debts

A judgment lien turns an unsecured debt into one secured by a lien on your home. Bankruptcy can undo that, and write off the debt.

Secured Debts

Wasson and ThornhillSecured Debts

Creditors with secured debts often have much more leverage against you than with unsecured debts.

Judgment Liens that Can Be “Avoided”

Wasson and ThornhillBankruptcy Procedure

Bankruptcy can’t get rid of most creditor liens on what you own. But judgment liens that can be “avoided” on your home are an exception. Our last blog post was about judgment liens, why they are so dangerous, and how both Chapter 7 and 13 types of bankruptcy can deal with them. Today’s blog post explains what determines whether a … Read More

A Fresh Start through “Avoiding” Judgment Liens

Wasson and ThornhillBankruptcy Law

Bankruptcy gives you a fresh start by writing off debts. But it can also free up your home by getting rid of or “avoiding” judgment liens. Writing off debts is good. But if a creditor got a judgment against you, and you own a home, most likely that debt has also turned into a judgment lien on the title of your … Read More