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Will filing chapter 13 bankruptcy affect a recent joint bank account?

If you have filed for bankruptcy as an individual, rather than as a couple, then you are only filing on your personal debts. Following this logic, only those funds that are y

What does Chapter 13 bankruptcy law do?

The Chapter 13 bankruptcy law allows a debtor to keep their property and pay their debt over time, usually over a period of between three to five years.

Can you retire while in chapter 13?

  Yes, but if your income will be too low to make the plan payments along with your other monthly expenses, you will have to amend your plan, if possible. Talk to an exper

How do you file for chapter 13 bankruptcy?

The best way, especially for a Ch 13 is to contact a local attorney. You may end up with a lower repayment plan by using an attorney as well because they understand all the ex

What Does Chapter 13 Bankruptcy entail?

this is a big question, but generally, chapter 13 is used to strip off a second, unsecured mortgage or to retain unexemptable property. you will continuing paying on your secu

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

Chapter 13 bankruptcy rules?

Chapter 13 bankruptcy, or reorganization bankruptcy is a very different type of proceeding An individual's debts are not discharged under Chapter 13 bankruptcy, but rather, th

What happens after chapter 13 bankruptcy?

Chapter 13 bankruptcy is basically a set repayment plan that is usually allowed by court, even if the creditor objects. When you satisfy your payments in the allotted time you

What is a no asset chapter 13 bankruptcy?

That is not how a Chapter 13 is usually described, since assets are irrelevant except to compare what a Chapter 7 would provide to unsecured creditors. But it is possible that

What are the rules to file Chapter 13 bankruptcy?

  An abstract answer will probably not be helpful. There are rules that apply to every bankruptcy court and there are local rules for each court. In general, if you earn m

Can i withdrawl my 401k while in chapter 13 bankruptcy in Louisiana?

Bankruptcy is a federal procedure in a federal court. What state you are in is irrelevant except for exemptions. Your 401(k) balance is exempt by federal law, but once you wit