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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 the Lee Legal website for more information.

Experience in the area

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

Organizations

DC Bar, VA Bar

Publications

http://www.lee-legal.com/bankruptcy-blog

Education/Credentials

I am a graduate of Rutgers University and the George Mason University School of Law.

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Recent Answers from Brian V. Lee, Esq.

2015-12-28 Chapter 13:

Those are two different issues.    1.  If you filed Chapter 13 then got a loan (and incurred new debt) without court approval, have your attorney move the court for approval nunc pro tunc.    2.  I don't

2013-07-13 Settlement Agreement negotians:

The Court will likely not mechanically enforce any deadline where a settlement has been reached.  Be patient, but persistent, in your attempt to get trustee's counsel to execute the settlement agreement

2013-02-19 Recieved Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Notice:

The garnishment was terminated because the underlying debt will be discharged in the Chapter 7.  You will be instructed by the clerk of court to file a proof of claim if there will be a distribution in

2012-10-10 Mother's caregiver, bankruptcy:

It is very rarely a wise decision to draw down retirement accounts to pay unsecured creditors, such as credit cards.  See the following:    http://www.lee-legal.com/bankruptcy-info/dont-empty-your-retirement-accounts-to-

2012-05-20 RE: BANKRUPTCY FILING-Two Steps:

There are several issues here, but two major concerns.    First, if you or your wife inherits within 180 days of the date your Chapter 7 petition is filed, that inheritance becomes property of your bankruptcy

 

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