Please note that I do not answer Private questions. All questions related to consumer and business bankruptcy, debt management, and personal finances are welcome. Serving clients in the DC-metropolitan area since 2005, I am licensed in Virginia and the District of Columbia. I have provided counsel to hundreds of clients with a wide variety of complex legal and financial issues. Feel free to visit my All About Bankruptcy blog for more information.
Serving clients in the DC-metropolitan area since 2005, I am licensed in Virginia and the District of Columbia. I have provided counsel to hundreds of clients with a wide variety of complex legal and financial issues. * Bankruptcy Chapter 7 * Bankruptcy Chapter 13 * Bankruptcy Chapter 11 * Bankruptcy Terms * Foreclosures * Mortgage Issues * How to Save Your Home * How to Rebuild Your Credit * Property You Can Keep * Car Repossession * Debt Test * Tips for Consumers in Debt * What to Expect in Court * Washington, D.C., Exemptions * Virginia Exemptions * Checklist of Key Changes in Bankruptcy Law * Changes in Chapter 7 & 13 Bankruptcy Law * Big Changes in Bankruptcy Law
DC Bar, VA Bar
I am a graduate of Rutgers University and the George Mason University School of Law.
|Jon||02/25/12||10||10||10||Brian was a godsend for me. He .....|
Abandoned personal property can be disposed of at the property owner's discretion. See http://leg1.state.va.us/cgi-bin/legp504.exe?000+cod+55-248.38C1. As former property owner, the former homeowner
If the deed in lieu of foreclosure is recorded before December 31, 2012, up to $2M of forgiven debt can be excluded from your taxable income under the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act of 2007. If
Jon: The answer to your question depends largely upon the debtor's statement of intention and whether the statement compliance period has expired. If you give me a case number and jurisdiction, I can
Whether you file Chapter 7 or Chapter 13, the automatic stay prevents auction at foreclosure. The auction and sale can be voided, at no cost to you. Unfortunately, because you filed Chapter 7, you
If you are intending to make up all of the payments (including any fees/penalties) at that time, contact your lender and inform them of the situation. Foreclosure is expensive, and you have the right
Answers by Expert: