Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

What Happens to My Inheritance in Bankruptcy?


It doesn’t happen very often, but sometimes a client who needs to file bankruptcy is also in line to receive an inheritance.  Like a lot of things, what will happen to that inheritance in a bankruptcy case depends on the timing.


Defining the Term “Mortgage Arrearage”


Have you wondered what is meant by the term “mortgage arrearage?” As Bankruptcy Law Network member Jonathan Ginsberg explains, a mortgage arrearage simply refers to any missed mortgage payments.

If, for example, you did not pay your mortgage in January and February, those two months would be in arrearage.


How Chapter 13 Stops a Pending Mortgage Foreclosure


Chapter 13 is widely known as the fastest and most effective legal action you can use to stop a foreclosure – even a foreclosure scheduled for the next few days.


Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy


Bankruptcy Attorney Jordan E. Bublick is a Miami, Florida  has over 25 years of experience in filing Chapter 13 bankruptcy (reorganization of mortgages and other debt) and Chapter 7 Bankruptcy cases (discharge of debt). He has filed over 8,000 bankruptcy cases. Jordan E. Bublick has been a member of the Florida Bar since 1983 and is a graduate of the Ohio State University College of Law (JD) and the New York University School of Law (LL.M.).

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy 


Introduction to Chapter 13


A chapter 13 case is started by filing a petition with the Bankruptcy Court along with the schedules and statements that explain the person's financial situation.


Chapter 13 Bankruptcy


Chapter 13 bankruptcy is described as "Adjustment of Debts of an Individual with Regular Income" in the Bankruptcy Code.


Eligibility for Chapter 13 Bankruptcy


Only individuals are eligible to file for