Chapter 7 Trustee’s Abandonment of Property
Just because you own something that's not exempt doesn't always mean that the Chapter 7 trustee will take it. The trustee could abandon it.
When a Chapter 7 Trustee Doesn’t Liquidate Non-Exempt Property
Just because you own something that isn't exempt does not necessarily mean that your Chapter 7 trustee will liquidate it. Maybe not.
5 More Things to Know to Protect Your Property through Exemptions
There's a lot more to using property exemptions than just matching them to your assets. There are benefits worth taking advantage of.
Using the Right Set of Property Exemptions
Usually you use the property exemptions available for the residents of your state. But not if you haven't lived there long enough.
The Chapter 7 Trustee Challenging an Asset’s Value
What happens when your bankruptcy trustee thinks you undervalued an asset? How does the trustee determine what you own and its value?
Special Assets–An Inheritance
Inheritances and life insurance proceeds have a special rule when it comes to the timing of your bankruptcy filing.
Creditor Claims and Proofs of Claim
In most Chapter 7 cases, there is not much practical effect to what creditors put on their proofs of claim.
Keeping Non-Home Real Estate through Bankruptcy
Whether you can keep other real estate depends first on whether it's "exempt."
Making Sense of Bankruptcy: What Is a No-Asset Chapter 7 Case?
Most people who file a Chapter 7 "liquidation" case don't have anything liquidated because everything they own is protected.
New Year Resolution #15: Get a Fast Financial Fresh Start, Leaving You with No Debts or Only the Debts You Can Handle
Chapter 7 "straight bankruptcy" is quick, usually quite straightforward, and appropriate for more situations than you might think.
Crucial Question: How Can I Protect an Asset that is Not “Exempt”?
Most people can file Chapter 7 and not lose anything because everything they own is "exempt." But what if something of yours isn't?
Crucial Question: Can Chapter 7 “Straight Bankruptcy” Help with My Support Obligations?
Chapter 13 âadjustment of debtsâ has a special way of helping with your support obligation. How about Chapter 7?