Bankruptcy Law

Bankruptcy law questions? Ask a bankruptcy lawyer.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Bankruptcy Law Questions
BUSINESS BANKRUPTCY ATTORNEY ONLY: Can debts in an LLC
BUSINESS BANKRUPTCY ATTORNEY ONLY: Can debts in an LLC partnership filing taxes as a Sub-S be discharged in a Chapter 7? If one of the two equal partners withdraws a large sum of money to pay his own … read more
DrakeLAW
DrakeLAW
Juris Doctorate
1,038 satisfied customers
Looking at my options to file ! : No. I was just doing
I have over 19,000 dollars in credit card debt, student loans, personal loans, I recently bought a house with my ex and I am no longer living there so I go a place I could not afford and started paying bills and using my credit cards for help, now I am struggling paying it back and falling behind on rent and car psyments … read more
Attorney2020
Attorney2020
Lawyer
2,480 satisfied customers
Trying now to get clear on "classification" of tax debt if
Trying now to get clear on "classification" of tax debt if house sale for some reason is not completed in short sale (i.e. lender/IRS approvals take too long and buyer exits) and then a foreclosure is… read more
KUMI95
KUMI95
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
17 satisfied customers
An issue has arisen pertaining to a discharged Chapter 7. Apparently,
An issue has arisen pertaining to a discharged Chapter 7. Apparently, and much to my anger and chagrin the Fed taxes for years owed were not included due to an error. The attorney claimed it was not o… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
20,882 satisfied customers
I understand that a tax lien will pass through a chapter 7
I understand that a tax lien will pass through a chapter 7 bankruptcy intact. I was told that the underlying taxes meet the requirements for discharge under chapter 7, and should be discharged. How do… read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
1,031 satisfied customers
I heard that If I try to include the debt(default judgment
I heard that If I try to include the debt(default judgment with fraud charge) the creditor will most likely open a adversary hearing. Would it be hard to prove that it wasn't a fraud through adversary… read more
KUMI95
KUMI95
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
17 satisfied customers
I just went through tax audit for serveral years, back taxes
I just went through tax audit for serveral years, back taxes assessment, and bankruptcy due to other bills. About 14 months after filing Chapter 7, I get a "final report" from the bankruptcy court tru… read more
Attorney2020
Attorney2020
Lawyer
2,480 satisfied customers
I did do a refinance with an online lender that filed bk in
I did do a refinance with an online lender that filed bk in 2007. They recorded it and then 2 weeks later the previous lender recorded a full reconveyance to me and the current first mtg never recorde… read more
Fritz
Fritz
Attorney
209 satisfied customers
I owned a CA registered corporation which was closed 2008.
I owned a CA registered corporation which was closed 2008. It has been defunct since then. The construction company went bankrupt and I tried to fight creditors because of personal guarantees on some … read more
cfortunato
cfortunato
J.D.
7,967 satisfied customers
Does chapter 7 eliminate IRS debt. It is from years- 1995-1998-
Does chapter 7 eliminate IRS debt. It is from years- 1995-1998- but was actually assessed aprx 3-4 yrs ago. I am in ma. It was for business /personal as a dba.… read more
cfortunato
cfortunato
J.D.
7,967 satisfied customers
What is the statute of limitations in collecting unpaid income
What is the statute of limitations in collecting unpaid income taxes for 1997-2005 and 2007-2010? All were included in the Bankruptcy Chapter 7. IRS did not communicate with Bankruptcy trustee orally … read more
Terry L.
Terry L.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
3,002 satisfied customers
does a pre petition court ordered attorney fee for spouse have
does a pre petition court ordered attorney fee for spouse have to be listed as a priority claim in non consumer chapter 7 filing.… read more
KUMI95
KUMI95
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
17 satisfied customers
In a Chapter 7 where Trustee sells real property, & debtor
In a Chapter 7 where Trustee sells real property, & debtor claims D5 exemptions & property has 1st mortgage, plus statutory IRS tax liens, plus a City gov't lien ($7,400) for "costs of nuisance abatem… read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
1,031 satisfied customers
FILING CHAPTER 7 BANKRUPTCY IN LOS ANGELES CALIFORNIA. I GOT
FILING CHAPTER 7 BANKRUPTCY IN LOS ANGELES CALIFORNIA. I GOT INVESTMENT PROPERTIES FORECLOSED. I GOT 1099 FORMS ON THEM FROM THE BANKS THAT FORECLOSED. I AM PLANNING TO LIST ON MY SCHEDULE OF UNSECURE… read more
FiveStarLaw
FiveStarLaw
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
477 satisfied customers
I filed chapter 7 bankruptcy in 10/2005 before the law changed
I filed chapter 7 bankruptcy in 10/2005 before the law changed and it was discharged in 1/2006 when I lived in Maryland. I now live in Texas, and do not own a home. Do I have to wait 8 years before I … read more
Brent Blanchard
Brent Blanchard
Solo Practitioner
Doctoral Degree
1,964 satisfied customers
I need to know if I can discharge an IRS tax debt in chapter
I need to know if I can discharge an IRS tax debt in chapter 7 bankruptcy. Let me tell you some about it. The tax debt is for income tax for tax period ending 12/31/2002. A tax return 1040 was sent in… read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
1,031 satisfied customers
Bankruptcy Law Question - Arizona Is a non-filing spouses
Bankruptcy Law Question - Arizona: Is a non-filing spouse's separate property (e.g. an inheritance) subject to collection by the filing spouse's creditors?… read more
VanDLaw
VanDLaw
Juris Doctor
4 satisfied customers
can i fill bankruptcy , we owe credit cards that we can not
can i fill bankruptcy , we owe credit cards that we can not make the min payment on and have not, now judgments on us and the calls keep coming, had a good job then laid off in October now working on … read more
VanDLaw
VanDLaw
Juris Doctor
4 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

3,002 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