What should be included in a voluntary bankruptcy petition?

What should be included in a voluntary bankruptcy petition?

The voluntary petition will include standard information concerning the debtor’s name (s), social security number or tax identification number, residence, location of principal assets (if a business), the debtor’s plan or intention to file a plan, and a request for relief under the appropriate chapter of the Bankruptcy Code.

Can a bankruptcy court waive the Chapter 7 fees?

If the debtor’s income is less than 150% of the poverty level (as defined in the Bankruptcy Code), and the debtor is unable to pay the chapter 7 fees even in installments, the court may waive the requirement that the fees be paid. 28 U.S.C. § 1930(f).

What happens when a lawsuit is discharged by bankruptcy?

Fortunately, filing for bankruptcy can stop the garnishment and wipe out your obligation to pay back discharged debts. If a lawsuit is still pending, the bankruptcy’s automatic stay will stop it from moving forward. However, even if the lawsuit has already resulted in a judgment against you,…

What happens to judgments in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy case?

When you file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, you are looking to wipe out your personal liability for repayment of certain debts. If a creditor sued you and got a judgment before the bankruptcy case is filed, then you may be able to wipe out that liability. But the judgment is a separate matter. It is a record of an official result of a lawsuit in court.

How does bankruptcy affect personal injury claims-CMC law?

The injury claim is an asset of the bankruptcy estate, and your client must disclose injury claim on bankruptcy petition as such. Yes. The injury claim is an asset of the bankruptcy estate, and your client must disclose injury claim on bankruptcy petition as such. No.

Can a co debtor stay be lifted in bankruptcy?

Even though the co debtor didn’t file bankruptcy themselves, they get this protection because it’s seen as protecting the debtor as well. The co debtor stay can be lifted by a motion for relief from the stay if the Chapter 13 plan doesn’t propose to pay the debt in full.

What happens when a judgment is filed against you?

In some states, a judgment automatically gives a creditor a lien right to all of your property. Other states require the creditor to file the money judgment with the recorder’s office, state secretary, or a similar office first. If you’d like more details, read How Creditors Enforce Judgments.

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