Bankruptcy Law

Bankruptcy law questions? Ask a bankruptcy lawyer.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Bankruptcy Law Questions
I've been considering bankruptcy for a year. I believe it is
Hi Pearl, I've been considering bankruptcy for a year. I believe it is time to start that process. My question is in regards ***** ***** just asked my ex-husband to sell my shares of Tesla stock (whic… read more
Mark Anderson
Mark Anderson
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
10 satisfied customers
I am a hair stylist and incorporated my business. 3 of my
I am a hair stylist and incorporated my business. 3 of my employees sued me for stress and i did not have workers compensation insurance. I want to file bankruptcy for the business and personal. will … read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney-at-Law
23,194 satisfied customers
What happens to a judgement against an individual if they
what happens to a judgement against an individual if they file bankruptcy? the individual has a business that is an LLC. the judgement is against the individual, not the LLc.… read more
Terry L.
Terry L.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
2,760 satisfied customers
i have a ny llc business in wholesale distribution that has
i have a ny llc business in wholesale distribution that has been taken advantage by staff member, from false expenses, stealing goods, redirection of receivables, forged checks, etc. we have proof, an… read more
KUMI95
KUMI95
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
17 satisfied customers
In California can I discharge in bankruptcy a debt from an
In California can I discharge in bankruptcy a debt from an unemployed employers fund who pays an injured employee?… read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
1,031 satisfied customers
I filed personal bankruptcy due to business debts. My personal
I filed personal bankruptcy due to business debts. My personal debts are discharged. My attorney said I should still file for business bankruptcy. My registered agent suggests I close the company prio… read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
1,031 satisfied customers
If a debtor filling a chapter 7 BK and has a judgement from
If a debtor filling a chapter 7 BK and has a judgement from NY State Workers Compensation Board can that debt be discharged in the BK?… read more
KUMI95
KUMI95
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
17 satisfied customers
Hello, I asked you a question on 2/2/2013 in category of
Hello, I asked you a question on 2/2/2013 in category of bankruptcy law. This question is somehow related. But I will brief a bit on the background. The plaintiff expects to get a default judgement so… read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
1,031 satisfied customers
If you have a judgement against you personally, can they attach
If you have a judgement against you personally, can they attach a business bank account or trust bank account?… read more
cortrightlaw
cortrightlaw
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
513 satisfied customers
Is a workers compensation award protected in chapter 7 BK in
Is a workers compensation award protected in chapter 7 BK in the state of Florida. If it matters the workers comp case was intiated in NY as that is where the injury took place. In my research I came … read more
cfortunato
cfortunato
J.D.
7,967 satisfied customers
We are shutting down the company due to financial difficulties.
We are shutting down the company due to financial difficulties. We have pending IRS payroll taxes and State taxes and amount we need to pay to ex-employees as payroll amount. We are planning to file b… read more
KUMI95
KUMI95
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
17 satisfied customers
Can a small business owner file bankruptcy on an award to an
Can a small business owner file bankruptcy on an award to an employee issued by the Worker's Compensation Appeals board? He has no Worker's Compensation Insurance.… read more
KUMI95
KUMI95
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
17 satisfied customers
Husband and Wife want to file Chapter 7 in Maryland. Husband
Husband and Wife want to file Chapter 7 in Maryland. Husband was injured and just received a $14,000.00 Workman's Comp award. He also has a pending Personal Injury claim for his injury, and may receiv… read more
cfortunato
cfortunato
J.D.
7,967 satisfied customers
I am moving to AZ from CO.1) how long must i live in AZ before
I am moving to AZ from CO.1) how long must i live in AZ before I can file chapter 7. 2) also, is disability pay exempt 3) how is a tax refund handled in an az bankrupcy if received before filing bankr… read more
cfortunato
cfortunato
J.D.
7,967 satisfied customers
I own a mfg co. in south florida with a business partner, since
I own a mfg co. in south florida with a business partner, since 2005. We are an S-corp. In Oct. 2007 we were issued a stop work order by the state for not having workers comp. We were assessed a penal… read more
FiveStarLaw
FiveStarLaw
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
477 satisfied customers
Ive filled chapter 7 personally and my workers comp company
I've filled chapter 7 personally and my workers comp company is telling me that because I filled .my business partnership is now dissolved… read more
Terry L.
Terry L.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
2,760 satisfied customers
I had to turn in 2 cars that my husband and I had leased early
I had to turn in 2 cars that my husband and I had leased early because my husband had got into some troble and had to go to jail so we could not afford to pay on anymore and a judgement was placed on … read more
Maverick
Maverick
Doctoral Degree
6,468 satisfied customers
The company that i work for just recently went through a trust
The company that i work for just recently went through a trust mortgage(trust mortgage company came in and handled just like a bankruptcy). The company is now closed and the trust mortgage has told th… read more
TJ, Esq.
TJ, Esq.
Juris Doctor (JD)
11,562 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

2,760 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