Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

After Bankruptcy: Bank of America Can’t Stop Themselves

04/18/13

This is a story about how Bank of America violated the bankruptcy discharge, hacking off Gus and Nikoleta, and me.  (I’ve changed the names of Gus and Nikoleta–all the rest of this is true.)  And then hit Gus and Nikki for a “foreclosure fee” while they were current.  And then did it again.

Gus and Nikoleta came to see me in 2009.

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Should You Buy a Car Prior to Filing Chapter 13?

04/14/13

buying a car--chapter 13You may want to consider buying a car prior to filing your Chapter 13 bankruptcy case.

Filing bankruptcy isn’t a matter of going to your bankruptcy lawyer’s office, plunking your money down, and signing a few documents. It involves planning.

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The True Difference Between 7s And 13s

04/11/13

2757851927_838e959e76_mChapter 7 bankruptcies fix things; Chapter 13s allow the debtor to fix things.  

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What’s Baseball Got to Do with Bankruptcy?

03/31/13

Batter Hitting Baseball
NATIONAL LEAGUE CHAPTER 13 TRUSTEES
vs.
AMERICAN LEAGUE CHAPTER 13 DEBTORS

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Should You Apologize For Filing Bankruptcy?

03/14/13

Apologize For Filing Bankruptcy?  Never!

Sometimes academics who study a subject lose the forests for trees. In the process, they perpetuate stereotypes that have no basis in fact.   And sometimes a cigar is just a cigar.

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Chapter 13 Eligibility

03/07/13
    Chapter 13 Eligibility

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    So you stopped that foreclosure by filing a bankruptcy case. Now what?

    03/06/13

    Filing a bankruptcy case is the first step in stopping a foreclosure on your home and the imposition of the “automatic stay” on collection activity stops the mortgage lender dead in their tracks, but for how long? Not long enough unless you do what the Bankruptcy Code requires. Make your post petition mortgage payments on [...]

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