Bankruptcy Law

Bankruptcy law questions? Ask a bankruptcy lawyer.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Bankruptcy Law Questions
first i want to say, whoever answers this question, i need
first i want to say, whoever answers this question, i need a actual defense, not just a general statement.. an actual answer stating " say this in this format or file this document to challenge it, no… read more
TJ, Esq.
TJ, Esq.
Juris Doctor (JD)
11,643 satisfied customers
We entered into a $1,200 installment agreement with the IRS
We entered into a $1,200 installment agreement with the IRS in October 2010 for back taxes for years ending 12/31/2006, 2007 and 2008. When my husband's job changed a couple of years ago, they agreed … read more
Roger
Roger
Litigation Attorney
Doctoral Degree
27,051 satisfied customers
I owed IRS taxes and filed taxes for 2000-2005 in August of
I owed IRS taxes and filed taxes for 2000-2005 in August of 2006. I abandoned an Offer in Compromise and filed a Chapter 13 in February of 2008 in order to also save my home. When I lost my job in 200… read more
BKAnswerMan
BKAnswerMan
Attorney at Law
Doctoral Degree
38 satisfied customers
I have filled 3 chapter 13 bankruptcys .Two of the 13s were
I have filled 3 chapter 13 bankruptcys .Two of the 13s were in 2005,the other in 2001. Each of these cases were dismissed.In 2010 i filled for a chapter 7. It was discharged in 2010.Recently i was not… read more
cfortunato
cfortunato
J.D.
7,967 satisfied customers
**MA state specific** if a home has an MA tax lien and the
**MA state specific** if a home has an MA tax lien and the owners file bankruptcy (chapter 7), do the homeowners still need to submit a release of lien from the IRS, or would the bankruptcy release th… read more
cfortunato
cfortunato
J.D.
7,967 satisfied customers
Hi. Im contemplating filing chapter7 bankruptcy to eliminate
Hi. I'm contemplating filing chapter7 bankruptcy to eliminate $55k + irs debt, plus addt'l 40k debt. I filed chapter bankruptcy in 2002. This is nightmare, but IRS has been implacable. I plan to make … read more
cfortunato
cfortunato
J.D.
7,967 satisfied customers
i have not filed federal income taxes from 1999 thru 2004.
i have not filed federal income taxes from 1999 thru 2004. I was in a chapter 13 bankruptcy during that time, It was dischared september 2004. Dug myself in a hole once again, thinking of filing bankr… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
21,371 satisfied customers
State of Missouri sends me a tax bill from 2004 taxes that
State of Missouri sends me a tax bill from 2004 taxes that weren't paid. I declared chapter 7 in 2004. I got my first notice that I owed them money for 2004 in 2010. Am I obligated to pay?… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
21,371 satisfied customers
HAD MY CHAPTER 7 BANKRUPTCY DISCHARGED ON 4/26/2010 IN LOS
HAD MY CHAPTER 7 BANKRUPTCY DISCHARGED ON 4/26/2010 IN LOS ANGELES CALIFORNIA. INCLUDED WERE YEARS OF TAXES THAT WERE DUE AT LEAST 3 YEARS OR MORE AND THAT WERE FILED AT LEAST 2 YEARS AGO. ALL CREDITO… read more
cfortunato
cfortunato
J.D.
7,967 satisfied customers
after filing a chapter 7 how long does the irs have the debt
after filing a chapter 7 how long does the irs have the debt you owe them, is it five, seven or ten years until they will release you of the debt you owe them, and how long is the state time have unti… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
21,371 satisfied customers
I am considering filing chapter 7 since I am in the mortgage
I am considering filing chapter 7 since I am in the mortgage business and have had 2 very poor years. ytd 2010 is just 16k. I do not understand the rules related to the means test but understand that … read more
cfortunato
cfortunato
J.D.
7,967 satisfied customers
I live in Arizona i was audited by the state of Oregon in 2007 for tax Years 200
I live in Arizona i was audited by the state of Oregon in 2007 for tax Years 2003 and 2004 I filed for chapter 7 march 28 2008 and went to court may first 2008 the 2003 and 2004 were in the petition a… read more
cfortunato
cfortunato
J.D.
7,967 satisfied customers
Real Estate question I am in the process of filing Chapter
Real Estate question I am in the process of filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy. The question regards XXXXX XXXXX Local taxes owed dued to audit. I was audited in 2005 on years 2004 and 2005. I was told by th… read more
cfortunato
cfortunato
J.D.
7,967 satisfied customers
Wanting to discharge IRS debt through chapter 7 bankruptcy.
Wanting to discharge IRS debt through chapter 7 bankruptcy. Background: I filed my 2003, 2004, 2005, and 2006 returns with the IRS in April 2008. From that i owe them roughly $90,000. However, I've lo… read more
Maverick
Maverick
Doctoral Degree
6,922 satisfied customers
I have old IRS tax debts that remain unresolved after many
I have old IRS tax debts that remain unresolved after many attempts to solve the issue with so-called 'experts' such as JK Harris, a tax lawyer and a registered agent. After throwing thousands of doll… read more
cfortunato
cfortunato
J.D.
7,967 satisfied customers
My wife and I filed chapter 11 bankruptcy and included in the
My wife and I filed chapter 11 bankruptcy and included in the backruptcy were for the years of 2003, 2004, 2005 for monies we owe to the IRS. Then, in 2008, we converted the chapter 11 which also incl… read more
wallstreetfighter
wallstreetfighter
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
11,809 satisfied customers
My wife and I filed Chapter 11 in 2006 for the tax years of
My wife and I filed Chapter 11 in 2006 for the tax years of 2003, 2004, 3005. In Oct 2008 we converted it over to a Chapter 7 in October 2008. We were told that the three years could be included and a… read more
Terry L.
Terry L.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,023 satisfied customers
in 2005 before bankruptcy laws changed i filed and was granted
in 2005 before bankruptcy laws changed i filed and was granted bankruptcy. my question is was tax debt included? the reason is i am now in 2009 getting a bill for back taxes. can they try to collect d… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
21,371 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Mr. Kaplun clearly had an exceptional understanding of the issue and was able to explain it concisely. I would recommend JustAnswer to anyone. Great service that lives up to its promises!

Gary B.Edmond, OK

My Expert was fast and seemed to have the answer to my taser question at the tips of her fingers. Communication was excellent. I left feeling confident in her answer.

EricRedwood City, CA

I am very pleased with JustAnswer as a place to go for divorce or criminal law knowledge and insight.

MichaelWichita, KS

PaulMJD helped me with questions I had regarding an urgent legal matter. His answers were excellent.

Three H.Houston, TX

Anne was extremely helpful. Her information put me in the right direction for action that kept me legal, possible saving me a ton of money in the future. Thank you again, Anne!!

ElaineAtlanta, GA

It worked great. I had the facts and I presented them to my ex-landlord and she folded and returned my deposit. The 50 bucks I spent with you solved my problem.

TonyApopka, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Terry L.

Terry L.

Attorney

3,023 satisfied customers

Better Business Bureau. 18yrs bankruptcy experience. Chicago Bar Assoc. American Bankruptcy Institute member.

cortrightlaw

cortrightlaw

Attorney

513 satisfied customers

Attorney practicing Bankruptcy Law including Chapter 7, Chapter 11, Chapter 12, and Chapter 13.

JoeLawyer

JoeLawyer

Attorney

376 satisfied customers

Attorney in the practice of Bankruptcy Law since 1996

A.J.

A.J.

Attorney

262 satisfied customers

Experienced consumer bankruptcy attorney.

Fritz

Fritz

Attorney

209 satisfied customers

Florida attorney with extensive experience in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 consumer bankruptcy cases

Law Girl

Law Girl

Attorney

153 satisfied customers

I am an attorney.

Paul K, Esq.

Paul K, Esq.

Attorney

141 satisfied customers

10 years Exp., Great customer service, Prompt responses.

< Previous | Next >

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x