Bankruptcy Law

Bankruptcy law questions? Ask a bankruptcy lawyer.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Bankruptcy Law Questions
I have a default judgement against me for home i use to own.
I have a default judgement against me for home i use to own. I was wondering what means of collection will i be looking forward to will they take funds out my bank account being personal or joint and … read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney/Landlord/Realtor
Doctoral Degree
39,133 satisfied customers
I live in nj. there was a ny money judgement against me.
i live in nj. there was a ny money judgement against me. about 3 months ago, our nj joint account was set off by the bank. the bank said that they had a right to do since they had a judgement against … read more
Law Educator, Esq.
Law Educator, Esq.
125,342 satisfied customers
Banking account direct deposit seizure. If you owe one bank
Banking account direct deposit seizure. If you owe one bank a large amount of money can they take any money that can be direct deposit in someone's account?… read more
KLAW
KLAW
Juris Doctorate
2,605 satisfied customers
Is income from a retirement fund exempt from seizure in a
Is income from a retirement fund exempt from seizure in a judgment of credit card suit in Texas?… read more
mmdesq
mmdesq
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
518 satisfied customers
I'm traveling - and just realized all my bank accounts including
I'm traveling - and just realized all my bank accounts including my parents accounts in another state have been seized. I sent them to the bank to figure out who the creditor is. All of their accounts… read more
Attorney2020
Attorney2020
Attorney
2,580 satisfied customers
A credit card company just received a judgment against me,
A credit card company just received a judgment against me, can they freeze my bank account. I spoke to my bank and they said only the IRS can is that true?… read more
A.J.
A.J.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
262 satisfied customers
IF I am forced into filing for bankruptcy and I have two checking
IF I am forced into filing for bankruptcy and I have two checking accounts that are joint accounts with non-spouse (one with sister for her rental property and one with my domestic partner of 12 years… read more
A.J.
A.J.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
262 satisfied customers
My Chapter 7 discharged all my debts including judgments my
My Chapter 7 discharged all my debts including judgments my ex-wife got against me. She waited 20 years to come forward and change the non modifiable divorce decree and her divorce lawyer (now the fam… read more
A.J.
A.J.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
262 satisfied customers
RE: seizure of bank accounts (PA) after judgment In addition
RE: seizure of bank accounts (PA) after judgment In addition to my regular consumer checking and savings I also have a business checking account for my LLC. (I am the Sole Manager). The business accou… read more
cortrightlaw
cortrightlaw
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
513 satisfied customers
After my divorce in December 2002, I am still faced with over
After my divorce in December 2002, I am still faced with over $100,000. in overdue credit card bills. some were joint accounts with my ex-wife. I have paid off a few at reduced rates. My divorce decre… read more
wallstreetfighter
wallstreetfighter
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
11,809 satisfied customers
My 87yr. old mother has taken out 4-5 credit cards in the past few years after getting pro
My 87yr. old mother has taken out 4-5 credit cards in the past few years after getting pro-mo 0% mailings. She now has approx. $20,000 in bills after the 0% has gone up to, in some cases, 24% and she … read more
Roger
Roger
Litigation Attorney
Doctoral Degree
26,986 satisfied customers
Hello, I live in PA, and I have a judgment (credit card)
Hello, I live in PA, and I have a judgment (credit card) from 2004. This judgment just made an execution of my checking account. It is a joint account between my mother and I. Is this still legal for … read more
Ellen
Ellen
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
21,737 satisfied customers
I live in Virginia and my husband recieved a judgement against
I live in Virginia and my husband recieved a judgement against him form a credit card company. The bank seized our account through a garnishment order. They took the amount out of our account. It is a… read more
Ellen
Ellen
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
21,737 satisfied customers
I have a daughetr who recently filed Chapter 7 bankruptcy.
I have a daughetr who recently filed Chapter 7 bankruptcy. One and a half years earlier I opened a joint savings account with my daughter in question. Is this lointly owned money subject to forfietyre… read more
Law Girl
Law Girl
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
153 satisfied customers
amex served me trying to obtain a judgement on july 15th 2009.
amex served me trying to obtain a judgement on july 15th 2009. im in the last days of the 35 day negotiating period. can they freeze my bank account . im joint with my father on the account. if they c… read more
wallstreetfighter
wallstreetfighter
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
11,809 satisfied customers
I am declaring bankruptcy in the US, and am concerned that
I am declaring bankruptcy in the US, and am concerned that my wife's assets (which are currently held in a joint bank account) might be subject to seizure should my creditors pursue the matter here. T… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
21,074 satisfied customers
Hello, If I have a credit card with a balance that is in default?
Hello, If I have a credit card with a balance that is in default? Can the collection agency go after my personal bank account or brokerage account? Can they have it frozen etc.? Or must they win a law… read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
35,656 satisfied customers
i am laid off. i have 45000 in credit card debt. i always ...
i am laid off. i have 45000 in credit card debt. i always thought that if need be i would get a home equity loan to consolodate my debt with 100000 dollars equity. i was turned down because i am laid … read more
VanDLaw
VanDLaw
Attorney
Juris Doctor
828 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

2,772 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