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Q: If you filed bankruptcy and you have a loan you cannot pay because you lost your hearing and job can they go after the cosigner?
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I believe, it is because it is property of the Academy and is, according to the recent Toni Braxton bankruptcy hearing, non-transferable; it is property of the academy and the recipient and therefore cannot be sold without both of their consent.

Can a cosigner on disability be sued if the principal takes bankruptcy?

Of course. The real question is, can they force you to pay? In most states, or under federal law, if your only income is SSI or SSDI, they cannot force you to pay.

Can you buy a house if you have filed for bankruptcy?

If you have filed bankruptcy because you cannot afford to pay your debts, a lender will not loan you money to purchase a house and it just doesn't make sense. You cannot continue to acquire assets while your assets are frozen and in the possession of the trustee in bankruptcy in a bankruptcy proceeding.

Is a cosigner liable for an automotive repossession in Michigan?

When you cosign for an automobile purchase you are typically liable for an automobile repossession in Michigan. The reason why is because you are responsible for car payments as a cosigner if the primary debtor cannot pay.

Can a cosigner coowner repossess a vehicle if the primary has not defaulted payment on the loan?

A cosigner or coowner cannot repossess a vehicle. That is something the leinholder does.

Why do divorced men file for bankruptcy?

PEOPLE file for bankruptcy because of economic circumstances. Divorced men would have less motivation to do so than many, as child support is a debt that cannot be changed by bankruptcy.

Can you remove a repossession off your credit report if your cosigner has a judgment on the repossession?

No you cannot remove a repossession off your credit report if your cosigner has a judgement on the repossession.

Is it true that if your car is repossessed you file bankruptcy and tell the lawyer there is a cosigner the lender cannot collect from either person?

NO, not unless he co-signor files B/K also. But do be sure to tell your B/K attorney that there is a co-signor.

Can you keep an inheritance after filing for bankruptcy?

An inheritance is an asset. When you file for bankruptcy, you will need to list your assets & liabilities. It will be subject to deep scrutiny, because you cannot have your cake and eat it too.

Can your cosigner take your car if you have been making payments on time?

The cosigner issue here is misplaced. The liability of a cosigner comes into play if the primary owner of the car cannot make payments. In the case presented, the primary borrower is doing fine. There is nothing a cosigner can do to take a car away.

Can you file bankruptcy on child support?

No, child support arrears cannot be discharged in bankruptcy.

What if the primary borrower files bankruptcy is the cosigner still responsible for making payments on the vehicle Can the co-signer take their name off the vehicle?

A Co-signer is always responsible for the item unless the primary borrower refinances and removes the co-signer. Unfortunately if the primary borrower filed bankrupcy it doesn't seem likely they will be able to refinance. Yes. Cosigner means that if for ANY reason the main borrower cannot pay, cosigner will be responsible to pay.

Can a tenant be evicted in Michigan if in bankruptcy?

Bankruptcy does not relieve a tenant from paying his rent: it's not a debt. Rent is due in advance of the rental period and is not an extension of credit. Oh, and a landlord cannot evict a tenant simply because he filed for bankruptcy.

If the cosigner for a car loan lives in a different state but cannot travel can the dealer travel to them to get the cosigner forms completed?

U.S.Mail or Fax and a Notary Public is all you need.

Can you include probation fees in bankruptcy?

No. Obligations to the government cannot be discharged through bankruptcy action.

Can you file bankruptcy for lawyer fees?

You cannot file a bankruptcy directed at one single debt.

How can you find out if a garnishment has been stopped by filing bankruptcy?

Bankruptcy will not stop a garnishment. You cannot set aside civil judgments by filing bankruptcy.

How do you get your name off of an auto loan that you cosigned on if other party cannot get another loan and has nobody willing to take over as cosigner?

A cosigner cannot be removed from the debt obligation except by a refinancing of the loan without the original cosigner's participation.

What happens when my cosigner doesn't want to be my cosigner anymore?

The contract cannot be changed without refinancing, your cosighner is stuck with it unless the loan is paid off one way or another.

Why cant you hear a dog whistle when it is blown?

You cannot hear a dog whistle because it emits an ultrasonic sound that is above the range of human hearing. Dogs with their excellent hearing have no trouble hearing the tone of the whistle.

Can I file your cell phone bill on bankruptcy?

No, you cannot file my cell phone bill in a bankruptcy. However, you can file YOUR cell phone bill in a bankruptcy.

If you are making sporadic payments to a collection agency and they cash them can they still sue the cosigner?

Unless you have a specific repayment plan that the collection agency agreed to, there is no legal reason that cannot sue the cosigner.

How can you stop someone from knowing if you filed bankruptcy?

You cannot.

If you are the cosigner on auto lease and the primary lessor files bankruptcy does the cosigner have the right to take over the vehicle lease?

It depends on how the agreement is worded, but usually - NO. The co-signor is NOT the co-owner but is only someone whom the lender has qualified to act as a financial "back up" to the purchaser. This is not to say that the co-signor cannot become the car's owner but would have to go through the qualification process that would qualify them.

Can a car be repossessed if involved in bankruptcy?

Depending on your state... a car that is included in a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy cannot be repossed. The Bankruptcy laws protect you from repossession. Just as long as you are in Chapter 13 and are making payments to the Trustee, your car cannot be repossessed.