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Last 12 months of Chapter 13. Mother died 3 months ago. The

Last 12 months of Chapter 13. Mother died 3 months ago. The will assigns me one fourth of the estate (sale of her home). Any way not to sacrifice this inheritance to the court? Will is currently in probate but will be finalized in two months. No unknown claims against the estate predicted. Can I petition the court to pay back about 80% of original debt instead of the 28% according to plan. All secured debtors have been paid.

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Just had a positive consultation/meeting with attorney about

Just had a positive consultation/meeting with attorney about Chp.11 for business. However, its going to be very expensive,but I need it. Most attorney's want it all up front (30K), but I am up against an immediate time frame to file. I am thinking about filing it myself to secure the automatic stay, and then hire the attorney shortly thereafter once I have all the money....What do you think?

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Chapter 11: My business owes a lot of payroll back taxes.

Chapter 11: My business owes a lot of payroll back taxes. Last year I purchased property for the business location in my wife's name (cash -no mortgage). The IRS agent has come calling and wants my wife to transfer it to the business so he can levy/ seize it. I was hoping to set-up a payment plan, but the IRS agent is not cooperating. My tax attorney tells me I really don't have a choice because the agent could force it through the courts. As a strategy, I am thinking of filing a business Chp.11 and close it -this would force a payment plan for the debt and possibly decrease the employer's portion -I realize the employee portion is still owed....All this would be in an effort to save the property -but then there is the trust fund portion on my personal side. Therefore, my question is can they still come after my business property from the personal side -even if I file Chp.11 for the business? I can't afford to file for both/ personal & business.

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Maverick

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I have another Bankruptcy question that has arisen and am

Hello,I have another Bankruptcy question that has arisen and am looking for help. My office is a govt agency that is a division of the CalEPA. Lets assume our claim is a non-priority claim. A company owed our office $30,000 from many, many years ago and then filed a chapter 11 bankruptcy in 1991. We therefore filed a Proof of Claim for the amount of money the company owed our agency. In 2010, the BK was converted to a chapter 7 case and the docket says "voluntary" and "assets". The docket also says "debtor disposition: discharge is not applicable" and that the BK was later terminated on 12/15/15.1. Hence, what happened to our Proof of Claim, meaning why didn't we get any payments? 2. Also, since this company is still in business today, could we still go after them for the money they owed us through regular collection efforts?

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DrakeLAW

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I am being forced to file a chapter 13 due to my husband's

I am being forced to file a chapter 13 due to my husband's falsify entering into a chapter 13 which stayedin the bk court for 8 months without him making 1 payment toward our mortgages or anything else he never intended to pay. Will me filing put a stay on the divorce, I didn't want a divorce to begin with now I still don't want one. With me filing for a chapter 13 can I know stop the divorce proceedings like he did as well.?

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Maverick

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We will soon be unable to make our mortgage payments. Should

We will soon be unable to make our mortgage payments. Should we consider bankruptcy and when?

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Ely

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My wife and I are separated, by mutual decision. We live in

My wife and I are separated, by mutual decision. We live in different states. I am in MI and she is in MS. We jointly own a home in IL which is in foreclosure and need to file bankruptcy. How can we do this and where do we start?Thank you!

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Alex J. Esq.

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A person, CH, is in Chp. 13,, bankruptcy. CH has a judgement

A person, CH, is in Chp. 13,, bankruptcy. CH has a judgement against her in a county civil court from a bank. That first started in 2010. Case was reopened in 2015, and judgement was for the plaintiff for $49,000 in June 2016.In April 2016, CH filed a new amended Chp. 13 plan which was confirmed May 2016. The Bank was a creditor and still gets certificates of notice. However the bank is not listed in CH amended plan as either a secured or unsecured claim. Is this allowed?? Does CH have to inform trustee of this new judgement of June 2016 for $49,000.

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DrakeLAW

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How do I file? Do I get a lawyer? I can not pay credit card

How do I file for bankruptcy? Do I get a lawyer? I can not pay for my credit card bills, income is too low.

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Terry L.

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