You should list all your debts when you file bankruptcy. But a debt may also get discharged if the creditor timely learns about your case. Last week’s blog post was about the importance of listing all debts in a bankruptcy case to write them off. Debts “neither listed nor scheduled” in the bankruptcy documents are not discharged (legally written … Read More
Although a Chapter 13 case lasts so much longer than a Chapter 7 one, it often has huge advantages. But you have to complete it successfully. Once your Chapter 13 payment plan gets approved at the “confirmation hearing,” your case is on its way. Now you have to comply with that plan to get the advantages that Chapter … Read More
The trial, almost always in front of a bankruptcy judge and no jury, is the final determinator whether the challenged debt gets discharged.
Debts related to alleged criminal behavior generally can’t be written of in bankruptcy. But bankruptcy can often still help.