The bankruptcy would be subject to dismissal with or w/o prejudice. And there is a good possibility that the petitioner could be charged with a fraudulent filing (which is a federal felony). In the case charges are brought, the attorney would have to make his or her own decision about whether to drop the client (a wise choice) or perhaps the option of defending said client in federal court. You are in a position where you may not have been "honest" about your assets. A possible "gain" as regards compensation in a settlement is not the same thing as holding a winning lottery ticket and not saying anything, but your creditors could make a claim for fraud after the fact if they find out. There are real risks here. You would be foolish not to check with another attorney on what is required and what is not as regards a possible settlement. This can usually be done at little or no cost to you as a number of lawyers will waive a fee or have reduced rates for an initial consultation. A mistake here could be extremely expensive in the long run.
Yes. Ask your lawyer about that!
Communication with both the insurance company and your company may make the difference in knowing what is going on. If you do not get a response, you may have to return to court to get a judgement. Check with your lawyer.
You cannot change my bankruptcy, but you can convert your Chapter 13 to a Chapter 7. It happens frequently. You may want to check with your lawyer or an experienced lawyer since it can have unintended consequences.
how do you file bankruptcy in Florida without a lawyer
If you are filing bankruptcy, you should have a bankruptcy lawyer onboard, and this is a question for him or her to deal with. You do not want to go through a bankruptcy on your own, especially as the bankruptcy rules have changed.
If you are filing for personal bankruptcy it is not necessary to have a lawyer. If you are filing for business bankruptcy, you must retain a lawyer on your behalf.
"The best bankruptcy advice would be to consult with a bankruptcy lawyer, who can advise you of all your options. Talking with a debt consolidation company can also be very helpful."
A chapter 13 lawyer is good at filing for bankruptcy for their client. A bankruptcy lawyer can help you find the best financial path after filing for bankruptcy.
Of course the lawyer has the right to ask...and you have the right to refuse.
contact a bankruptcy lawyer
Check with your bankruptcy lawyer.
Yes, a bankruptcy lawyer can assist with personal and business bankruptcies if you file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy.