Monthly Archives: October 2015

What do I need to bring to the §341 Meeting of Creditors?

Short answer: four things 1. Driver’s License 2. Social Security Card 3. Bank statement covering the date of filing 4. Last pay stub you received Driver’s License and Social Security Card While it is important to bring all of these … Continue reading

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Dance Moms Star Abby Lee Miller is Indicted for Bankruptcy Fraud

When I was dating my wife I thought that we had similar tastes in TV shows and movies. It was only after we were married that I realized that we have very, very different tastes in media. But that’s ok, … Continue reading

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How do bankruptcy attorneys get paid?

Short answer for chapter 7: bankruptcy attorneys get paid in full by the debtor before the case is filed. Short answer for chapter 13: bankruptcy attorneys get paid through the chapter 13 plan. This is a common question I get … Continue reading

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What happens if I do not give my bankruptcy trustee a copy of my next year’s tax return?

Short answer: revocation of discharge (this is bad). Nearly every bankruptcy trustee asks you to send to him/her a copy of your tax return. If you do not send the trustee a copy of your tax return then the trustee … Continue reading

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