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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
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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
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
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
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-
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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