Keep Your Vehicle without Reaffirming Its Loan?

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Can you keep your vehicle without signing a reaffirmation agreement and putting up with the risks of owing a debt after a future repossession?   Last week we discussed keeping your vehicle in Chapter 7 by entering into a reaffirmation agreement with your vehicle lender. Through this agreement you exclude your vehicle loan from the discharge (legal write-off) of your debts. In … Read More

Unexpected Benefit: Get Back Your Just Repossessed Vehicle

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File bankruptcy before your lender takes your vehicle. But if you couldn’t, bankruptcy may still get back your just-repossessed vehicle.   When Does a Lender Repossess a Vehicle? When CAN a vehicle lender repossess your vehicle? Just about all vehicle loan contracts let the lender repossess the minute you are late on a payment. There may be a legal grace … Read More

Debt Reaffirmation Comes with Risks

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Reaffirmation of a secured debt, like a vehicle loan, can be a great way to keep the vehicle or other collateral. But know the risks.   Last time we introduced reaffirmation agreements as a good way to keep collateral like a vehicle under Chapter 7. Essentially, you get to keep the vehicle or other collateral in return for agreeing to … Read More