chapter 13

File Multiple Bankruptcies? You May Need A “Motion to Impose Stay”

08/10/12

A Motion to Impose Stay Will Require Going to See the Bankruptcy Judge

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Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Strips Second Mortgage Notwithstanding Prior Chapter 7 Discharge: Court Holds

07/17/12

Chapter 13 bankruptcy offers debtors the opportunity to strip off a wholly unsecured second mortgage on their primary residence. Most courts have held that debtor’s mortgage is stripped from his house when he completes the Chapter 13 plan and gets his Chapter 13 discharge.

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Representation and Realities of (Bankruptcy) Court Work

07/10/12

The Yale Journal of Law and the Humanities held a symposium on "Courts: Representing and Contesting Ideologies of the Public Sphere" in 2011, and recently published papers from this event.

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The New Cramdown

06/29/12

For the past couple of years, I've been thinking that cramdown is dead as a policy solution. But I was thinking about cramdown as requiring legislation. It doesn't. We could start doing it tomorrow. Under current bankruptcy law, a Chapter 13 plan may be confirmed only if secured creditors receive their collateral, receive the value of their collateral, or consent to the plan.

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Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Plan Payments Can be Lowered if Your Income Decreases

06/26/12

When a Chapter 13 bankruptcy plan gets confirmed by the Bankruptcy Court, the monthly payments you are supposed to pay to the trustee are set by the confirmation order. But they are not always set in stone.

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Bankruptcy Lawyer Miami - Practice Limited to Bankruptcy

05/30/12

Bankruptcy Lawyer Miami - Practice Limited to Bankruptcy

Jordan E. Bublick Attorney at Law is a Board Certified Specialist in Consumer Bankruptcy Law (American Board of Certification) with offices located at 11645 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, Florida and South Dade Brand at 10700 Caribbean Blvd., Miami, Florida. Jordan E. Bublick limits his practice to person and businesses in Chapter 7, Chapter 13, and Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The firm of Jordan E. Bublick, P.A. was established in 1985. The firm offers a free initial consultation.

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50 Ways To Surrender Your Property In Bankruptcy

05/14/12

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With apologies to Paul Simon:

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