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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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Bankruptsy quesiton, ma, not yet, i would like to know if

bankruptsy quesitonJA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: maJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: not yetJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: i would like to know if rent expenses count as means test

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I have a question about being a vendor (DJ) with a

Hi yes I have a question about being a vendor (DJ) with a restaurant that was closing down and is facing bankruptsyJA: What state are you in? And has anything been officially filed?Customer: CA No they are trying to settle with us to prevent bankruptsy they owe me 1800.00 and want to settle with about 500.00 saying they are dispersing the funds they have between the vendors. if they go into bankruptsy it is highly likely we will see nothingJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: as far as I know, they have not filed or reported anything. They just sent us letters to settle to prevent having to file.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: They made a mistake and the original document said 1200.00 they owed me and would pay me about 333. They are willing to pay me out of pocket the difference to get me the 500.00. Also - Just wanting to know if this is a good deal or not. I am super bummed to lose all that money. I would be willing to wait if there was any chance to get it if they did declare bankrupts... but it sounds like its not likely according to them. I just want to make sure that is an honest statement.

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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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December 2013 I filed Chapter 13 bankruptcy. In Richmond,

December 2013 I filed Chapter 13 bankruptcy. In Richmond, VA. My original attorney left and passed away shortly after my Chapter 13 was filed. Another attorney took over my case, whom I met with briefly and I've only had a few communications with him during my entire Chapter 13. February 15th 2017 nearly 4 years later after making all my payments to the trustee on time and never late, the attorney calls me to tell me I have not been making mortgage payments for the duration of my bankruptcy. My understanding was that my mortgage was being paid in my payment to the Trustee since I've received my annual statement from Wells Fargo showing interest paid every year during my bankruptcy so I could file my taxes. He then tells me that a lot of people make that mistake. That's good to know, but why wasn't I told that nearly 4 years ago. I have 10 months left in my Chapter 13 payments and now I find that my family is going to be homeless. Wells Fargo is selling my home in 60 days because they filed for Motion to Relief on March 31st 2017 and it was granted. I was not informed by my attorney that I was supposed to make separate payments to Wells Fargo along with payments to the trustee and NO ONE informed me during the entire bankruptcy that payments were missed. I'm left on my own to work with Wells Fargo to save my home, but they simply state that my attorney should have informed me. Why did Wells Fargo wait 4 years to file a Motion for Relief, why didn't the attorney say anything to me about this in almost 4 years?I am the layperson, this was my first bankruptcy and I am not familiar with the process outside of what is explained to me by counsel. I hired an attorney so I could have peace of mind knowing that I am taken care of and everything is done correctly. Now I am in dire straits and about to lose my family home. I want to keep my home, I am fighting to keep my home. I want is to stay in my home. My family is facing homelessness because no one took the time to reach out to me and educate me on the process and let time pass until nothing could be done. Can anyone help me?

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MY ATTY NEVER SUGGESTED BANKRUPTCY I just settled on a L/T

MY ATTY NEVER SUGGESTED BANKRUPTCYI just settled on a L/T commercial case 2 days ago. I owed under $200k in back rent (for 4 properties), plus I had an option to purchase for $1M plus about $200k in back taxes and liens. Total around $1.4M.I settled because I was tired of fighting and if I lost, I was afraid of getting a jdgmt against me for $200k. I am in the process of selling my only other house and with the jdgmt then I would lose my equity in that sale.The day I settled, the judge asked 1) was I satisfied with the representation of my atty--YES 2)was everything explained to me --YES 3) Did I understand everything--YES. I agreed not to sue the plntf and gave up all rights to the props.I just now realized that if I sold --the 4 properties are worth around $1.7M.QUESTION--Is it too late to save the equity and do something thru BK chapter 7. I never did the numbers and my atty never suggested this idea of BK

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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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Just filed for chapter 7. I have NOTHING but property. I do

Just filed for chapter 7. I have NOTHING but property. I do have equity in this property. My personal CC debt is approx $40,000.00 and my corporation (defunct) has $100K in CC debt. ( I personally signed for, no choice) The trustee is taking $45,000.00 out of the sale of my home. to pay off creditors. I am stunned by this amount.

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