Bankruptcy Law

Bankruptcy law questions? Ask a bankruptcy lawyer.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Bankruptcy Law Questions
I am trying to sell my house to a couple that can not get
I am trying to sell my house to a couple that can not get approved for enough money. I own the house outright so I don't have a mortgage on the property. They can get approved for $120,000 but the pur… read more
Roger
Roger
Litigation Attorney
Doctoral Degree
26,947 satisfied customers
Thank you for the answers on what happens if she files and
Thank you for the answers on what happens if she files and he does not. So a new question (yours was so clear, this warrants a new one): 1, I'm assuming that if he ever acquires a new NON-community as… read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
1,031 satisfied customers
Over 23 years ago, I signed multiple student loans to attend
Over 23 years ago, I signed multiple student loans to attend college. I have been sued in Fed court by a collection/law group agency claiming I signed for 50K, but they only present @ 16K on consolida… read more
TJ, Esq.
TJ, Esq.
Juris Doctor (JD)
11,564 satisfied customers
Restraining Order EHow:A restraining order on a checking account
Restraining Order EHow:A restraining order on a checking account is a lien or levy applied to an account after a court judgment gives the creditor the authority to do so. The creditor must notify you … read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
1,031 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
what are the steps and timeline a lawyer should pursue following
what are the steps and timeline a lawyer should pursue following the filing of a summons and claims for default of a mortgage or promissory note after the mortgagee has not responded?… read more
KUMI95
KUMI95
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
17 satisfied customers
On a voluntary reposession, what if the loan is only in one persons name, but two people a
On a voluntary reposession, what if the loan is only in one persons name, but two people are on the title. Is there any paperwork that they have to do… read more
Fritz
Fritz
Attorney
209 satisfied customers
I am married but live together like a separate couple.My wife
I am married but live together like a separate couple.My wife filed bk about 3 years ago.I did 9 years ago and may have to,I am embarassed to say, again.I understand the income limit is around $74,000… read more
cortrightlaw
cortrightlaw
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
513 satisfied customers
if I file bankrupcy in NY State because I cannot pay back a
if I file bankrupcy in NY State because I cannot pay back a $300,000 promissory note ,can the funding company(a small LLC) come after my personal assets,like car,house,furniture ?… read more
Terry L.
Terry L.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
2,760 satisfied customers
If someone files a cognivant judgment against me, does it prevent
If someone files a cognivant judgment against me, does it prevent me from filing bankruptcy?… read more
Roger
Roger
Litigation Attorney
Doctoral Degree
26,947 satisfied customers
Husband loaned parent aprx. sum of $70,000 over the course
Husband loaned parent aprx. sum of $70,000 over the course of the last 12 years. There was an agreement they would pay this money back but not on paper. Recently, my husband found out the are in the p… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
20,856 satisfied customers
My debtor is filing for bankruptcy but they have not fulfilled
My debtor is filing for bankruptcy but they have not fulfilled on the promissory note given to me. Also in his promissory note it says " If any of the following events of default occur, this note and … read more
Terry L.
Terry L.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
2,760 satisfied customers
I loaned money to my ex-wife (in Florida) as she was about
I loaned money to my ex-wife (in Florida) as she was about to lose her home (I live in PA). I had her sign two promissory notes to cover about $2300, and there was another $1500 unsecured by a note, b… read more
Roger
Roger
Litigation Attorney
Doctoral Degree
26,947 satisfied customers
My Ex-Employer owes me $45,000. Im concerned that he may
My Ex-Employer owes me $45,000. I'm concerned that he may file bankruptcy in the near future. I do have a promissory note stating that he owes me this amount with a 10% interest rate of which he is su… read more
Roger
Roger
Litigation Attorney
Doctoral Degree
26,947 satisfied customers
I am considering a chapter 7 bankruptcy and exempting my home.
I am considering a chapter 7 bankruptcy and exempting my home. I had a second mortgage of $280k that the bank (BofA) has "charged off" and sent to collection. This seems odd to me...why not start forc… read more
socrateaser
socrateaser
1,031 satisfied customers
If in the divorce i received the house and later my husband
If in the divorce i received the house and later my husband goes bankrupt will the creditors of secured debts (all credit i his name only i am am not cosigner) be able to go after me with the house… read more
JD
JD
Doctoral Degree
1,328 satisfied customers
In 2006 my husband and I separated, we had purchased a ...
In 2006 my husband and I separated, we had purchased a motorcycle only a few months before this happened. After we were separated for about 6 months he filed chpt 13......a few months after that he fi… read more
Emeritus23
Emeritus23
Doctoral Degree
342 satisfied customers
Have more obligations than income. Mortgage balance ...
Have more obligations than income. Mortgage balance 160,000, 2nd mortgage 22,000. Total owed 182,000. Current home value 170,000. Have 15,000 in credit card debt. 3,000 medical. 15,000 loan from 401k.… read more
WA Bankruptcy Lawyer
WA Bankruptcy Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
16 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