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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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My wife and I are in month 38 of our Ch. 13. My mother, a

My wife and I are in month 38 of our Ch. 13. My mother, a new widow, would like to either gift us money or purchase some raw land for us in the amount of $42,000. Do I have to disclose this to my trustee?JA: What state are you in? And are you working with a local attorney?Customer: Yes. Arkansas. The attorney's assistant stated that the trustee would require liquidation of the property to pay unsecured debts, but I am not seeing any reference to that.JA: Has anything been filed in civil court? If so, what?Customer: Nothing in civil court.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Not that I know of.

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My bankruptcy lawyer failed to include a debt, which I told

My bankruptcy lawyer failed to include a debt, which I told him I wanted included. But he sat on his butt for a couple of months and AFTER my bankruptcy was finalized was going to add it in. I wrote him a check and I found out a LONG time later that he never cashed the check and never added the debt. I spent the last two years trying to get the Dept of Veteran's Affairs to waive the money and ended up paying them $6k including fees. I had to contact BBB to get him to respond to my letters. Have contacted the Wa STate Bar. Should I sue him?JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Washington StateJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Only to the state bar and Better Business BureaJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: The debt stems from a scholarship program in which the VA was supposed to pay for my Bachelor's. They took 9 months to pay the first semester so I never went back and came after me after I resigned. My bankruptcy lawyer said you cannot include student loans, but the scholarship pamphlet said it could not go into a Ch. 11. I filed a Ch. 7

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I live in NY. I want to file Ch7 bankruptcy, but I got a

I live in NY. I want to file Ch7 bankruptcy, but I got a balance transfer check from credit card company. Instead of paying off my credit card, I deposited that check into my checking account. Then, I used that money for my personal expenses. Is this going to be a problem? It was about two months ago. What do I have to do to file Ch7? Thank you.

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In los Angeles California, Regarding discharge of Taxes

In los Angeles California, Regarding discharge of Taxes older than 10 years IRS statue of Limitation to collect and or Bankruptcy chaper 7. If I am in the middle of an offer in compromise, is the time that IRS takes to review my offer considered as tolling? Kindly advise and indicate the code that allows or does not allow for it.

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Im involved in a lawsuit against a father whos 11 year old

Im involved in a lawsuit against a father whos 11 year old daughter lied to the police stating I molested her. I was arrested and have paid out over $25000 in legal and counseling fees. The father whos daughter was in counseling, told his daughter to lie about her mother in order to get out of counseling. Instead not wanting to anger her father or get her mother in trouble she lied about me. All parties involved agree the father in liable for damages and attorneys fees. However the father's attorney said if I file a lawsuit against him he will just file bankruptcy and the damages will be dismissed. Since he instigated his daughter to lie and the end result was my being arrested and charged with 2 felonies can bankruptcy be used to get my damages dismissed?

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I received a 1099C for cancellation of debt in the amount of

I received a 1099C for cancellation of debt in the amount of $6631. The last time I made a payment on this debt was before 2008. The event code on box 6 shows G- Decision or policy to discontinue collection. I was wondering if this item should be taken off my credit report or if someone else might come to collect the debt?

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Bankruptcy: Debtor filed Pro Se and received a Chapter 7

Bankruptcy: Debtor filed Pro Se and received a Chapter 7 discharge. How can they identify which debts were discharged, and which debts were not discharged? Debtor states Creditor is seeking wage garnishment because some debts were discharged and some weren't.

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In the Utah code you sent me it states: 75-7-501 Rights of

In the Utah code you sent me it states:75-7-501 Rights of beneficiary's creditor or assignee."To the extent a beneficiary's interest is not protected by a spendthrift provision or Section25-6-14, the court may authorize a creditor or assignee of the beneficiary to reach the beneficiary's interest by attachment of present or future distributions to or for the benefit of the beneficiary or other means..."If the assets of the trust are to be used to provide for the needs of the settlor during the settlor's lifetime and the trust has a comprehensive spendthirift provision, does any asset protection from creditors obtain? In other words, is the settlor a beneficiary in the context of the spendthrift provision since the next section of the code refers to " Spendthrift provisions for beneficiaries other than the settlor."

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