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All possessions should be valued at 'yard/garage sale' prices. When filing bankruptcy schedules all the information they contain is presumed to be given under oath. If any information is found to be false or misleading, the person(s) can be charged with perjury, contempt of court and a few other very unpleasant things.

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Q: How do you price belongings after a bankruptcy filing and how are things taken verified?
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The sheriff has scheduled my home for a sale. Will filing bankruptcy chapter 7 stop this process?

generally filing for bankruptcy puts a stay on the collection of debts, including a foreclosure. get in touch with a bankruptcy atty asap, because there are things you are required to do before filing.


Can you file for divorce after filing bankruptcy?

of course you can. One does not inhibit the other. If you filed for bankruptcy as a couple, then the bankruptcy will proceed during the divorce, it just may complicate things. If you filed for bankruptcy as an individual then there should not be too much of an issue because you were only filing for bankruptcy as to your individual debt.


Can you cosign for a car if you are filing for bankruptcy in the future?

If you are filing for bankruptcy, and you try to cosign -- two things can happen. 1. the lender will turn you down. 2. If the court finds out you have applied for credit the bankruptcy can be stopped. If you mean that the car and loan will be for you during or after the bankruptcy, this still has to be disclosed and again the bankruptcy can be stopped.


Does getting divorced change filing bankruptcy?

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Can you file bankruptcy on bad checks?

When filing bankruptcy, there are many things that can be covered under chapter 7 or 11. Bad and fraudulent checks that are written are one example of things that are not covered.


What happens if you receive a pay rise after bankruptcy?

If you receive a pay raise after filing for bankruptcy, it will not change things. In fact, the pay raise will end up being surrendered.


Qualifications for bankruptcy?

The answer to this depends on the type of bankruptcy you are filing. For chapter 7 Bankruptcy, the process takes about four to six months, with filing and administrative fees, and one trip to the courthouse. Other things that you must do include: Filling out a two-page petition and other forms (describing your property, income, monthly living expenses, debts, exempt property, property owned and money spent in the previous 2 years, and property given away in the previous 2 years and Filing the petition/forms with the bankruptcy court in your area.


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Can gold bars be taken in bankruptcy?

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How can you learn about filing bankruptcy online?

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Can anyone file bankruptcy?

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If you are in bankruptcy and its making things harder than before, are there any options available to me?

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What are the Esperanto words for things and belongings?

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Should property in trust be add when filing bankruptcy?

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If your spouse is incarcerated are you entitled to all his assets?

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If you have a lot of debt should you use Care One Credit?

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After filing bankruptcy should each bill remain single on a report or be included in the bankruptcy and removed?

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What are the advantages of filing for bankruptcy?

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Does pending bankruptcy have the same effect as bankruptcy?

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Can you file bankruptcy on a rental property?

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