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Can I stop bill collectors from calling me?

The moment a bankruptcy case is filed the law requires that creditors stop all … [continue]

Can I keep my car or truck?

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Can I eliminate my credit card debt?

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Can I discharge medical bills?

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Auto Loans and Bankruptcy: How to Avoid Repossession of Your Vehicle

Are you behind in your monthly car or truck payments to the point where you are unable to satisfy your bank or financial institution and they’ve placed the loan in default? If you answered “Yes,” there may be a way out of your tough situation. If you’re having financial troubles and are desperate to avoid […]

Tax Returns, the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), and Bankruptcy

We recently interviewed Christopher Holmes and Jess M. Smith, III, the senior partners at Tom Scott & Associates, P.C. Below is Part 3 of that interview, which focuses on filing your taxes in relation to when you file for bankruptcy, as well as how a subsidize premium for health insurance purchased through the Healthcare.gov website […]

An Experienced Bankruptcy Attorney Can Help You Keep Your Personal Property

We recently interviewed Christopher Holmes and Jess M. Smith, III, the senior partners at Tom Scott & Associates, P.C. Below is Part 2 of that interview, which focuses on keeping your property when you file for bankruptcy, as well as the benefits of a bankruptcy attorney who has other types of legal experience. Q: What […]

Debtor Obligated to Disclose Assets Acquired During Life of Bankruptcy Plan

#8 of 8 in Series — Previous Article #7: Additional Bankruptcy Cases to Consider Regarding Estate Property In the end, we take the conservative approach and believe that the debtor has an ongoing duty to disclose any significant assets that are acquired during the life of the plan, including causes of action, inheritance, increases in […]

Additional Bankruptcy Cases to Consider Regarding Estate Property

#7 of 8 in Series — Previous Article #6: Cause of Action Assets Must Be Disclosed Whether Property of Estate or Debtor Here are four additional bankruptcy cases to consider regarding property of the estate: Case #1: In the Matter of Peebles (Case. No 09-60792, Bankr. Court, SD Georgia, Sept. 26 2013) Inheritance is not […]

Cause of Action Assets Must Be Disclosed Whether Property of Estate or Debtor

#6 of 8 in Series — Previous Article #5: Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Codes Conflict Under the estate transformation approach, it would appear that any after acquired asset would not become property of the estate unless that property would be necessary to complete the terms of the plan. As an example, if a […]

Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Codes Conflict

#5 of 8 in Series — Previous Article #4: Judicial Estoppel Normally Used to Prevent Conflicting Litigation In the vast majority of consumer cases, assets are easily identifiable and can be listed and valued on schedules A and B with limited investigation. However, one asset that may be both difficult to identify and value is […]

Judicial Estoppel Normally Used to Prevent Conflicting Litigation

#4 of 8 in Series — Previous Article #3: Debtor Responsible for Accuracy of Bankruptcy Filing Regardless of Legal Advice Judicial estoppel “is an equitable concept providing that a party who prevails on one ground in a lawsuit may not in another lawsuit repudiate that ground.” United States v. Christian, 342 F.3d 744, 747 (7th […]

Debtor Responsible for Accuracy of Bankruptcy Filing Regardless of Legal Advice

#3 of 8 in Series — Previous Article #2: Debtor in Bankruptcy Must Disclose All Assets and Liabilities or Risk Severe Penalties In the vast majority of consumer cases, assets are easily identifiable and can be listed and valued on schedules A and B with limited investigation. However, one asset that may be both difficult […]

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