chapter 7

Judge Discharges Student Loan Debt

03/03/14

The common wisdom is that is nearly impossible to discharge a student loan in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy. I recently saw a Florida bankruptcy case where a  bankruptcy judge did order the discharge of a debtor’s student loan.

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Judge Discharges Student Loan Debt

03/03/14

The common wisdom is that is nearly impossible to discharge a student loan in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy. I recently saw a Florida bankruptcy case where a  bankruptcy judge did order the discharge of a debtor’s student loan.

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Court Denies Trustee’s Effort To Strip Debtor’s Exemptions

01/02/14

Is it ever possible for a Chapter 7 trustee to take a debtor’s exempt assets? The answer is “yes” in extraordinary cases. The issue was addressed in a recent bankruptcy court decision.

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Court Denies Trustee’s Effort To Strip Debtor’s Exemptions

01/02/14

Is it ever possible for a Chapter 7 trustee to take a debtor’s exempt assets? The answer is “yes” in extraordinary cases. The issue was addressed in a recent bankruptcy court decision.

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Florida Court Dismisses Chapter 7 Bankruptcy As Filed in “Bad Faith.”

12/10/13

A bankruptcy court can dismiss a Chapter 7 bankruptcy filing for “bad faith” even if the debtor passes the means test or is exempt from the means test because his debts are primarily non-consumer debts. A Florida bankruptcy court dismissed a Chapter 7 filing because the court found that the bankruptcy filing was not appropriate and was not consistent with the purpose of the bankruptcy code.

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Florida Court Dismisses Chapter 7 Bankruptcy As Filed in “Bad Faith.”

12/10/13

A bankruptcy court can dismiss a Chapter 7 bankruptcy filing for “bad faith” even if the debtor passes the means test or is exempt from the means test because his debts are primarily non-consumer debts. A Florida bankruptcy court dismissed a Chapter 7 filing because the court found that the bankruptcy filing was not appropriate and was not consistent with the purpose of the bankruptcy code.

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Bankruptcy Lawyer - Chapter 7 Discharge of Debt

12/06/13

(305) 891-4055 - Over 25 Years of Experience - Over 8,000 Cases Filed - 1221 Brickell Ave., 9th Fl., Miami, Florida - Jordan E. Bublick - www.bublicklaw.com

You will normally receive your Chapter 7Discharge Order about 3 to 4 months after the creditor's meeting. This Order renders unenforceable all debts other than those specifically excepted by law.  It also enjoins creditors from attempt to collect on debts that are discharged.

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