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My chapter 13 was closed October 2016. Last week I received
My chapter 13 was closed October 2016. Last week I received a letter from EDD & IRS creditor claiming unpaid interest on unsecured debt I paid off in my chapter 13 repayment plan. Does my trustee and … read more
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Debtors chap. 13 plan was dismissed after 2 yrs. for being
Debtor's chap. 13 plan was dismissed after 2 yrs. for being in arrears in trustee payments. Debtors own a house they live and a small rental property (duplex). 1) Can they file for a chap.7 bk right a… read more
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This question is three fold: 1) My wife and I make about
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I am currently in a Chapter 13 bankrupcy. I bought my home
I am currently in a Chapter 13 bankrupcy. I bought my home new in Cape Coral FL 7 yrs ago for $217K it is now worth $80K I have been struggling to pay morgage, car, and bankrupcy pmts so have decided … read more
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We have 1 year left on our chapter 13 bankruptcy. The IRS
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I filed a chapter 7 the changed to a 13 because of equity in
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Is it possible to reopen the same chap 13 case if it was dismissed
Is it possible to reopen the same chap 13 case if it was dismissed July 7th, 2011. I wasn't notified of the proceeding and was notified until just recetly due to me moving, changing addresses and mail… read more
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I am in a Chapter 13 BK. I have the IRS taxes owed for 2008
I am in a Chapter 13 BK. I have the IRS taxes owed for 2008 and 2009 in the BK and I am to pay the IRS via the 13. I have now had a major loss of income and I am on disability now. I am in need of dis… read more
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i live in louisiana and we didnt kinow that we were suppose
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Im in a chap 13 and because of unemployment I defaulted on
I'm in a chap 13 and because of unemployment I defaulted on the payments.The chap 7 trustee wants to sell my house because of the equity. I can't get a modification because of the equity to try to low… read more
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Im in a chap 13 from a Chapter 7 because of equity in house.
I'm in a chap 13 from a Chapter 7 because of equity in house. I have made 6 monthly payments of $960 and cannot make payments because of lost income. Chap 13 Trustee filed a motion to dismiss, and my … read more
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I live in Illinois, because of unemployment I cannot afford
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I live in the state of Maryland and am in chapter 13. I just
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we filed chap. 13 and now my husband lost his job and was denied
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My husband died one year ago and as a result of not only losing
My husband died one year ago and as a result of not only losing my best friend, I also lost a pay check and inherited many bills.I have been trying to keep up with all the bills this past year and it … read more
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How do I keep my home in Chapter 13 after job lost
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My chapter 13 bankruptcy was confirmed in February 2008. I have been making payments to the court appointed trustee since March 2008. These payments will be made for 5 years under the Bankruptcy. I ju… read more
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