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I am filing bankruptcy chapter 8. Only income is disability.

I am filing bankruptcy chapter 8 . Only income is disability. It is no taxable and I was never required to file. My attorney told me I have the file my taxes. Why is that? My account told me I am not required to file. What should I do?

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Can a bar complaint be filed on a debtor's lawyer (by a

Can a bar complaint be filed on a debtor's lawyer (by a creditor) if it can be proven that the lawyer for the debtor filed schedules that have knowingly false information about the debtor, such as reported income and tax liability amounts?

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We are looking for a lawyer that can help us with Chapter 13

Hi. We are looking for a lawyer that can help us with Chapter 13 bankruptcy.JA: What state are you in? And has anything been officially filed?Customer: California, and no.JA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Not sure what you mean, but we just decided to do this and are having trouble finding an attorney who handles this.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I don't think so. Thank you.

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I filed chapter 13 in December. At the time I estimated my

I filed chapter 13 in December. At the time I estimated my taxes this year would incur about a 3-4k expense. Well, I miscalculated. I owe 12k. My lawyer said that I should have an accountant help me.. but if not we'd have to throw out my plan and re-file. Isn't there some other way?

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I own a primary residence worth $850,000. On this home there

I own a primary residence worth $850,000. On this home there is a first and second mortgage in the total amount of $1,120,000. The priority is first mortgage, second mortgage, non-consensual lien, third mortgage. The Utah homestead exemption of $30,000 applies. In a Chapter 7, if the non-consensual judgment is avoided via section 522 (f)(1)(A), since it is totally underwater, am I left with the first, second, and third mortgages and a voided judgment lien? In other words, the lien is gone forever but the three consensual mortgages remain? Does it make any difference if the third mortgage was not "purchase money?"

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I filed bankruptcy in January of 2017. After I filed my 2016

I filed bankruptcy in January of 2017. After I filed my 2016 taxes about a week ago (after my bankruptcy was filed) and found that I owe. I also owed for 2015 which were included in my bankruptcy. The IRS wouldn't let me set up an installment plan. They are saying my taxes for 2016 are included BUT how is that when I just filed my taxes a week ago and my bankruptcy has already been filed.

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BANKRUPTCY: Debtor filed Chapter 13 on 11/23/16; then filed

quot;BANKRUPTCY: Debtor filed Chapter 13 on 11/23/16; then filed a Motion to Dismiss on 1/9/2017. Their vehicle was repo'd 4/13/17. Can the debtor file Chapter 13 again? I'm thinking NO; but need to confirm."

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If I file chapter 13 bankruptcy, reorganization of debt. And

If I file chapter 13 bankruptcy, reorganization of debt. And I borrowed money from my parents while I owned a business and then paid them back the $15,000. Will the courts make my parents return that money to give to my creditors.

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This is a question about Chapter 13. I know you have to

This is a question about Chapter 13. I know you have to include the income of a non-filing spouse on Schedule I to determine household income. Can you claim all of the non-filing's spouses expenses on Schedule J and on the means test? Thank you in advance for your assistance.

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