December 10, 2012

Income Taxes and Self-Interest in a Marriage

Each spouse in a marriage with significant tax debt has his or her self-interest, which may need a different solution than the other spouse.
December 11, 2012

The “Black Box” of the Means Test

What happens if you make too much money so that you are over “median income,” but you still want to file a Chapter 7 case? You […]
December 12, 2012

Changing Your Mind After Filing Under Chapter 7 or Chapter 13

You have some wiggle room if you either want to get out of your bankruptcy case or change to the other Chapter.
December 13, 2012

The Arbitrariness of the “Objective” Means Test

The means test is supposed to be an objective way to decide who qualifies to file a Chapter 7 bankruptcy. So what’s so objective about whether […]
December 14, 2012

Dumping Your Chapter 7 Case Midstream, or Switching to a Chapter 13 One

You can usually change from an ongoing straight Chapter 7 case into a Chapter 13 payment plan. But getting out of bankruptcy altogether is generally not allowed.