Non-Vehicle Cramdown Timing

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Photo by Clayton on Unsplash. Cramdown is often used as a tool to lower monthly payments and the total paid on vehicle loans. This tool also works with other collateral. We’re in a series of blog posts on the best timing for your filing of your bankruptcy case. Last week we got into timing the cramdown of a vehicle loan. … Read More

Examples of When to Reaffirm a Debt, When to Use Chapter 13

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Here are examples of when to reaffirm a secured debt (like a vehicle loan) in a Chapter 7 case or instead use a Chapter 13 case.   The last blog post was about when to reaffirm a secured debt under Chapter 7 and when to handle that under Chapter 13 instead. This kind of comparison of options can get a … Read More

Furniture Loan: Reaffirm or Cramdown?

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Here’s an example of when it’s better to reaffirm or cramdown a furniture/appliance loan, to use a Chapter 7 case or a Chapter 13 one.   Last time we showed how cramdown on a vehicle loan can reduce the payments and the total amount you pay. The amount you save monthly and in total may be enough to justify filing … Read More