Bankruptcy Law

Bankruptcy law questions? Ask a bankruptcy lawyer.

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Bankruptcy Law Questions
I have a question about going into bankruptcy and clearing
Hello I have a question about going into bankruptcy and clearing my debt. Recently I had an accident in my semi truck and it was totaled insurance is going to cover what I owed on the truck but will b… read more
Mark
Mark
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
159 satisfied customers
I would like to know how a chapter 13 bankruptcy would
Hello, I would like to know how a chapter 13 bankruptcy would affect my current child support in addition I owe around $170,000 in arrearage's given I failed to act on my 3 cases, go to court and make… read more
Terry L.
Terry L.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
2,894 satisfied customers
I have a question: On schedule J, 106 form, should I list
Hello Terry, This is Cleo. I have a question: On schedule J, 106 form, should I list the property tax, home insurance and mortgage, even though I stopped to pay those few months ago?… read more
DrakeLAW
DrakeLAW
Juris Doctorate
1,038 satisfied customers
Question /Bankruptcy Lawyers: I am about to be served a
Question for Foreclosure/Bankruptcy Lawyers: I am about to be served a foreclosure notice for my primary residence Florida home. This is the 2nd time. A loan mod was taken and the trial period complet… read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
56,017 satisfied customers
I was buying a vehicle via owner financing and now the owner
Hi, I was buying a vehicle via owner financing and now the owner is filing bankruptcy. This was a friend I was helping out as he has the truck financed and couldn't make the payment so I took it over … read more
Roger
Roger
Litigation Attorney
Doctoral Degree
27,286 satisfied customers
We are considering Chpt 7, like many others I was in the home
We are considering Chpt 7, like many others I was in the home building industry when it tanked. We have worked hard to avoid it, but it is dragging us down. We owe about $16,000 on bank loans and abou… read more
Ellen
Ellen
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
20,888 satisfied customers
hi i am 53 old male , i was diagnosed with colon cancer about
hi i am 53 old male , i was diagnosed with colon cancer about a year a go and was reqired to have a few surgery i already done one and required to have a second one soon , i dont have a health insuran… read more
cortrightlaw
cortrightlaw
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
527 satisfied customers
I have $20K in credit card debt, $30K in student loan debt
I have $20K in credit card debt, $30K in student loan debt (pre-dates my marriage), and I'm stuck in a job I abhor. I am also married and we are discussing a divorce. I've been told that my wife would… read more
Terry L.
Terry L.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
2,894 satisfied customers
With a sudden loss of employment, my meager retirement will
With a sudden loss of employment, my meager retirement will cover my mortgage, vehicle, their operating costs, utilities, and a little for healthy home cooked meals. Is it reasonable for me to file ba… read more
Dylatess
Dylatess
JD
1,540 satisfied customers
Hello. I have approx. 20k in credit card debt, 230k on a first
Hello. I have approx. 20k in credit card debt, 230k on a first mortgage, and 145k on a HELOC. House is worth 225k now. This is my personal debt. My S Corp has approx. 45k in secured debt and 150k in u… read more
cfortunato
cfortunato
J.D.
7,967 satisfied customers
We live in wyoming and my wife and I are considering filing
We live in wyoming and my wife and I are considering filing for bankruptcy. We have $67K in unsecured debt. A house that is worth around $200k(252k owed), a car that is worth $27k(33k owed), a fourple… read more
Ellen
Ellen
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
20,888 satisfied customers
Im in alot of debt. Im in forcloser on my home. Ive tried
I'm in alot of debt. I'm in forcloser on my home. I've tried to workout a new payment plan with the mortgage company but they are saying I dont have enough income to work anything out. If I was to fil… read more
cfortunato
cfortunato
J.D.
7,967 satisfied customers
If someone has a credit card debt over $40K and is not able
If someone has a credit card debt over $40K and is not able to pay the debt and at the same time is very possibly going to receive a $41K from a wrongful death action in the near future [5months or so… read more
wallstreetfighter
wallstreetfighter
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
11,809 satisfied customers
My wife and I retained an attorney to file for Bankruptcy in
My wife and I retained an attorney to file for Bankruptcy in Illinois. After filling out an income and expense packet, they stated we were $3,000 over the Illinois median income for a family of four,i… read more
cfortunato
cfortunato
J.D.
7,967 satisfied customers
I have a large IRS debt ($200K) and Credit Card Debt over $20K
I have a large IRS debt ($200K) and Credit Card Debt over $20K where can I go to have help putting the right plans in place to address these two major concerns? Total monthly income will drop next mon… read more
Terry L.
Terry L.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
2,894 satisfied customers
I currently have a part-time job in California where I earn
I currently have a part-time job in California where I earn 20K a year. I also have retirement income netting 30K a year. My wife works, but sporadically as she is a college student. My problem is too… read more
Terry L.
Terry L.
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
2,894 satisfied customers
I am currently not making as much as I used to. Ive been struggling
I am currently not making as much as I used to. I've been struggling financialy for about a year. Not behind on house payments at all. Car is paid off. Creditcards and medical bills are now several mo… read more
Ellen
Ellen
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
20,888 satisfied customers
Im in central district of IL and qualify to file ch. 7; however,
I'm in central district of IL and qualify to file ch. 7; however, I have $40,000.00 equity in home. I've been refused by banks to refinance, do a 2nd mortgage or consolidate so bankruptcy is my only o… read more
Maverick
Maverick
Doctoral Degree
8,059 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

2,894 satisfied customers

Better Business Bureau. 20+yrs bankruptcy experience. Chicago Bar Assoc. American Bankruptcy Institute member.

cortrightlaw

cortrightlaw

Attorney

527 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