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How can you find out if your ex-husband has filed bankruptcy?
Bankruptcies don't become public record until after they are discharged. Perhaps you could just ask him, or one of his family members. I see no reason why it would be a big secret. If you still have joint debts, you will be notified of the proceedings. Child support, spousal support is not dischargeable in bankruptcies , (in case you were curious).
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No. It is similar to your taxes, you have the option of filing jointly. However, if you have been married for awhile and have a lot of joint debt, you should file jointly. … No. It is similar to your taxes, you have the option of filing jointly. However, if you have been married for awhile and have a lot of joint debt, you should file jointly because your obligation to repay joint debt will survive your husband's bankruptcy. For example, if your husband has a truck but the truck loan is in both of your names, you will be obligated to take over the entire debt if your husband files bankruptcy.
One can call the Bankruptcy Clerk for the Division in which a bankruptcy case is filed to get case information such as filing date. The filing date of a case is also normally …listed on the Notice of Bankruptcy also. Please note that nothing in this posting or in any other posting constitutes legal advice; this is simply my understanding of the facts, which I do not warrant, and I am not suggesting any course of action or inaction to any person.
If your bank account has been frozen because your ex-husband filed for bankruptcy how can you get your funds out?
Answer A bank account can usually only be held for thirty days from the time it is secured. The joint account holder should contact the bankruptcy trustee to lear…n what is necessary to have their percentage of the funds returned.
Answer Check your Credit Report. It has the names, addresses, and phone numbers of each of the creditors used over the past 7 years. Call or go on-line to contact all t…hree Credit Reporting Agencies. The Bankruptcy Code as amended in 2005 requires you to use the creditor's address that is on the last three written notices that creditor has sent you. If you have not received anything in writing from them in a while, then go online and search for the corporate address and telephone number. Call them and ask them what their company's bankruptcy address is. Write down the steps you took to obtain the proper address in case you need the information later. Use all addresses you have for that creditor in your bankruptcy schedules and mailing matrix - overkill is better. Failure to properly notify the creditor may result in that debt not being discharged so treat this as one of the most important aspects of filing.
Bankruptcy should always be the very last step. Many people take the effects of bankruptcy fairly lightly. Basically, you must be so far in debt that there is no other option.… The article below lists some questions to ask yourself before declaring bankruptcy. The pay-off needs to be completely worth the many negative effects.
Answer . Check Personal backgroung and history by accessing this through your search engine, and pick the best post that will help you. Don't forget to type in free person…al searches so you don't have to pay.
You can file bankruptcy together or individually when you are separated. What happens in your separation could affect your ability to file Chapter 7 and you may have to fi…le Chapter 13 instead.
You should at least consult with a bankruptcy attorney. Most BK lawyers offer a free initial consultation. Don't hire one unless you feel comfortable. If you wish to file your… own, you may be doing it at your own peril. Some BKs are relatively straight forward and you can get through it. Most are complicated. Whether you use an attorney or not, be sure and consult with a qualified attorney.
Anyone and everyone can. It is a matter of public record and even the BK has the obligation to make sure all interested parties have the info.
The first two digits of the docket number, before the hyphen, tells you the year. If you don't have the docket number, you can go to a bankruptcy court or bankruptcy lawyer's …office and look it up on the computer.
Bankruptcy is a legal tool individuals and companies use when they are no longer able to repay debits. In the United States their are two sorts of personal bankruptcy. 1) Cha…pter 13 Bankruptcy, or reorganization Bankruptcy lets an individual work with their creditors to pay back debts without the threat of foreclosure or harassment. This lets someone do the right thing and pay people back. 2) Chapter 7 Bankruptcy is a more extreme step. During Chapter 7 one continues to make essential payments while paying nothing to other creditors. Next, all assets are liquidated and distributed to creditors.
It depends on what Chapter you file under and how complicated your case is. Your lawyer will definitely go to the meeting of creditors with you, where you sit before the tru…stee for an interview that, for most people, is a formality. If you have more assets than you are allowed to keep, the lawyer will negotiate terms with the Trustee. This can take the form of surrender of assets or payment of cash in lieu of giving up assets (Chapter 7) or submission and amendment of your payment Plan (Chapter 13/11). If you have been accused of bankruptcy fraud or abuse, whether intentional or not, you will need an attorney to defend you through the process. This might cost extra. With all this in mind, your lawyer's primary job is to set you up before you file so that none of this bad stuff happens. And if it has to, your lawyer's job is to prepare you so that there are no surprises. The most important part of your lawyer's job is what happens before you file. This is not intended as legal advice. It is a general answer. Consult an attorney as to your specific situation. Henry Paloci Member, CA Bar and FL Bar http://www.cleanstartbankruptcy.com
Creditor receive a notice from your BK from the BK court.
Typically when you file bankruptcy, you have to disclose all the assets that you have. And so everything you own can be susceptible to review by a bankruptcy court. … However, certain assets can not be touched because they are considered essential for either your well-being or your means of making a living. A car sometimes can not be touched because it is considered vital to your ability to make a living. However, different states have different laws on the treatment of assets. I would highly recommend you check the laws in your state.
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The first step in understanding financial distress is realizing that you are in financial trouble and need help. Contact a bankruptcy attorney in your area for a free init…ial consultation. First, bankruptcy can stop creditor harassment. Many creditors will call you all day, every day, any time of day. Bankruptcy provides a fresh financial start by making it illegal for creditors to contact you. This can be your first sigh of relief. Even once you have retained a bankruptcy attorney, you can tell creditors who contact you that you are in the process of filing bankruptcy, and they should direct the calls to your attorney's office.
Bankruptcy court records are public records, unless the court has impounded some or all the information for some good reason. There are banking publications, like Banker & Tra…desman, that publish all filings in their area. Some local newspapers still publish bankruptcy filings from their communities. And you can check out the bankruptcy filings at the bankruptcy court for your area. There is usually a public access computer in the clerk's office where you can look for filings by name. A deputy clerk will be happy to assist you.