Prevent Judgment Liens against Your Home with Chapter 7

Wasson and ThornhillCreditor Lawsuits

Filing a Chapter 7 case buys you time and can permanently stop judgment liens from hitting your home.   Recently we went through a list of ways Chapter 7 buys you time when dealing with debts affecting your home. Included was that filing a Chapter 7 case can “stop a lawsuit from turning into a judgment lien.” That judgment lien … 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