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Where can you get your bankruptcy discharge paper?

Where can you get your bankruptcy discharge paper?

  In most cases it will be sent to you by the bankruptcy court. If you need another copy or have not received your discharge papers when you believe you should have then c

Can a person file bankruptcy to get out of a settlement or lawsuit?

BK generally won't discharge a judgment from a lawsuit filed before the filing of the BK. A sttlement may be a different story...but if you settled today and went BK within

What are the benefits of a lawsuit settlement?

The benefits of a lawsuit settlement work for both the plaintiff and defendant. The plaintiff may save on legal fees and the possibility of a losing case by just amicably agre

When is a chapter 13 bankruptcy discharged?

Chapter 13 bankruptcy involves filing a plan with the bankruptcy court suggesting how you will repay your debt. Some debts must be repaid in full while others require only a p

Can a discharged bankruptcy be reopened?

Answer   Yes, for some reasons. You have to file a Motion to Reopen and pay the court the reopen fee which is currently $260 as of 5/12/07, plus whatever your attorney ch

What should you do if you receive a monetary award from a class action lawsuit after your bankruptcy hearing and prior to discharge?

Answer   Notify your attorney.   If its a reasonable amount of money, get an attorney if you don't have one. Sometimes they can get you some wiggle room.   If you d

What is the settlement of Netflix lawsuit?

  The settlement of the class action lawsuit "Frank Chavez v. Netflix, Inc." has yet to be finalized. The settlement benefit due to members of the class is expected to be

What can be discharged in a bankruptcy?

After a bankruptcy order is made the official receiver becomes the receiver and manager of the bankrupt's estate. The estate is administered by a trustee in bankruptcy who may

How soon do you get your discharge papers from bankruptcy?

it all depends... what type of bankruptcy and whether you've been to court already, and what youre debtors are thinking... file to hearing 3 months, and then a waiting period,
What if you win a lawsuit after you filed bankruptcy?

What if you win a lawsuit after you filed bankruptcy?

Unless the likely judgment was exempted, or the claim was abandoned by the trustee, all or part of it has to go to the Chapter 7 trustee, or all of it to the Chapter 13 truste
Can 401k be taken in civil lawsuit?

Can 401k be taken in civil lawsuit?

Yes, a 401(k) plan may be seized by a judgment creditor after a civil lawsuit even though you personally are not entitled to take the funds out without a tax penalty. If the 4

Can you file bankruptcy on a civil lawsuit judgment?

If you have pleaded no content to a negligent homicide and have been convicted and the family of the deceased files a civil lawsuit against you in Montana where the accident t

If you file a chapter 7 bankruptcy and disclose a pending lawsuit on your chapter 7. If the debt has been discharged can the trustee come back after the money 2 years later?

  Answer   We are assuming you mean that YOU had a pending lawsuit against someone? if so, then the answer is likely yes. Disclosing it the suit is correct. If it is

A bankruptcy can not be wiped off your credit report until after 10 years but if the accounts on your credit report which were discharged in the bankruptcy can these be taken off?

The debts which were wiped out in bankruptcy still stay on your credit report, but they should be listed as "Discharged in bankruptcy." They will still stay on your credit fo

What can be discharged in bankruptcy?

It's probably easier to list what can't be discharged. In the two types of personal bankruptcy here is a list of what cannot be discharged: In a Chapter 7 case, the most comm