It's a matter of timing. And that timing depends on whether you previously filed under Chapter 7 or 13, and what you are filing under now.
Congress passed and Trump signed the new pandemic relief law, the increase to $2,00 isn't happening, so when are the $$600 payments coming?
Use Chapter 13 to catch up on back rent that piles up during the eviction moratorium, so that you can stay in your rental long term.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) just asserted its COVID-fighting power to stop most residential evictions through 2020.
How are states responding to Trump's Memorandum providing $400 (or maybe $300?) weekly extended unemployment benefits? It varies widely.
Businesses considering bankruptcy get intense legal advice before filing. You would also be smart to get solid advice to make a good decision.
If you took advantage of the mortgage forbearance payment option under the CARES Act, when do you have to catch up on those missed payments?
After declining significantly since 2010, and then edging up in the first three months of this year, consumer bankruptcies sharply decline in April.
You can protect the equity in your home if the amount of equity is no more than the homestead exemption applicable to residents of your state.
Bankruptcy can save and protect your home in many different ways. One of these may be just what you need. Or you may use them in combination.
Child support and spousal support debts cannot get written off in bankruptcy. But is your specific divorce debt legally considered support?
Writing off a student loan in bankruptcy requires showing "undue hardship." What is that?
Bankruptcy is about debts. Different categories of debts are treated differently. The categories are secured, priority and general unsecured.
Do you expect to owe income taxes for the 2018 tax year? Starting January 1, 2019 you can wrap that tax into a new Chapter 13 payment plan.
Chapter 13 is a riskier, longer, and maybe more expensive way to escape a dischargeable income tax deb--but may still be your best option.