Chapter 7 bankruptcy

November 27, 2012

When Chapter 7s Are Not So Simple

The goal of most Chapter 7 cases is to get in and get out—file the petition, go to a simple 10-minute hearing with your attorney a […]
December 4, 2012

Stepping Over the “Means Test” Hurdle Without Breaking Your Stride

Are you among the large majority of people whose income easily qualifies them for Chapter 7 “straight bankruptcy”? You can find out right here and now. […]
December 7, 2012

Spouse Needs to Join Bankruptcy to Discharge Income Taxes, But Reluctant Because Has No Other Debts and Has Separate Asset

Finding the best way out of this seeming Catch-22 depends on a full understanding of your unique situation and your goals.
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.