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Q: Will filing bankruptcy avoid garnishment after a vehicle is repossessed in Tennessee?
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Should bankruptcy be considered to stop your wages from being garnished to pay 8K for a repossessed vehicle in the state of Georgia?

Bankruptcy is an EXCELLENT way to stop Garnishments. Many attorneys can file an emergency peition to get that garnishment stopped NOW.. then go back and complete the bankruptcy later.


Does bankruptcy cover the amount you are upside down on a vehicle after it has been repossessed in Colorado?

It can.


Can a creditor sell a repossessed vehicle they have had in their possession if the debtor files bankruptcy?

Possession is 9/10th of the law. Not if the vehicle qualified to be listed in the bankruptcy filing. In which case no action pertaining to the vehicle can be taken until the bankruptcy proceedings are finished.


Can your vehicle be repossessed after you file Chapter 7 bankruptcy?

No. But they can ask to be excluded from the bankruptcy. Usually a deal can be made with the lender to keep a vehicle. If it is covered by the exemption and the borrower lives up to the contract agreement.


Which sort of bankruptcy should one use to retrieve a vehicle in Florida that was repossessed yesterday?

A vehicle is a secured debt, therefore bankruptcy action would not reverse the repossession. Bankruptcy only places a temporary halt to repossession or foreclosure of secured property. The only option available to the borrower to recover a repossessed vehicle is to reaffirm the lending agreement or make some other type of settlement with the lender.


Can you file bankruptcy on a repossessed vehicle?

If it meeets the conditions of the B/K, yes. Call a local B/K attorney.


Can you file bankruptcy if you are hiding your car from being repossessed?

You can, but it most definitely would not be advisable. The vehicle would have to be listed in the bankruptcy schedule as a secured debt which means it is NOT dischargeable in a BK.


Do you get your vehicle back from repossesion after filing chapter 7?

Actually you can get your vehicle back if you file bankruptcy within 10 days of your vehicle being repossessed. Your attorney can file an emergency injunction if needed.


Could vehicle get repo if co buyer is in bankruptcy?

The short answer is no. As long as you are making the payments the car will not be repossessed. When the co-buyer goes before the bankruptcy judge they can have the car included or excluded from the bankruptcy. If it's included then the car will be "voluntary" repossessed. If it's excluded then everything is "business as usual" for you. The key is to keep your payment current and on time.


If your car is repossessed in Illinois and the lender wants full payment can you file for bankruptcy within a certain amount of days so that your able to keep your car?

Bankruptcy does not prevent a vehicle from being repossessed. If the debtor/borrower wants to keep the vehicle they must reaffirm the loan with the lender. Furthermore, new bankruptcy laws require the borrower to repay the entire amount of the loan and applicable fees rather than the discrepancy between the loan and the amount recovered in the sale of the vehicle.


When a car is repossessed in Minnesota what are the laws?

You will have to pay the balance due after the sale. A creditor who has a valid security interest in a vehicle may repossess the vehicle without notice to the debtor where the underlying debt, an installment contract, has been discharged in bankruptcy and the debtor has not reaffirmed the installment contract. O P I N I O N KLAPHAKE, Judge Rosalyn Rodgers appeals from summary judgment awarded to her creditor, respondent General Electric Capital Corporation (GE Capital), which repossessed a vehicle under the terms of a security agreement after Rodgers' discharge in bankruptcy. Rodgers claims that despite her bankruptcy discharge and her failure to reaffirm the installment contract post-bankruptcy, she was entitled to notice before the vehicle was repossessed. We disagree and affirm.


If you are behind on your car payments should you file bankruptcy before the vehicle is repossessed?

Before doing that, you should go to your bank and explain your situation. They might be able to take over the loan at a lower interest rate. That way your payments may become smaller. If that doesn't work, maybe call whoever has your laon and explain your situation, see if there's anything they can do. * No. Bankruptcy should be the last resort for a debtor. Be that as it may, bankruptcy will not keep a vehicle from being repossessed or the borrower for being responsible for the loan. Secured property such as a vehicle are not dischargeable in bankruptcy.


Can a disabled person's vehicle be repossessed in Florida?

A disabled person's vehicle can be repossessed just as any other person's vehicle can be repossessed. You must make all payments on your vehicle if you want to keep it.


If you are a cosigner on a vehicle and the other person gets the vehicle repossessed then files for bancruptcy what happens to the cosigner?

you are still liable for that loan. the lender may decide to not accept the bankruptcy charge and go after you for the money.


What should a person do if their Chapter 7 Bankruptcy has been discharged but a vehicle that was to be surrendered has not been repossessed by the bank?

A person immediately contact their lawyer to assist on issue.


Can your vehicle be repossessed if you are awaiting to be paid by the federal government?

It depends on you locatily, but in general, yes, if you are behind on your payment, your vehicle can be repossessed.


Can a car be repossessed if a primary buyer files bankruptcy and the co-buyer has possession of the car but falls behind on payments and the court rules that the vehicle belongs to the lendor?

yes


Can your car be repossessed after filing chapter 7 bankruptcy?

Yes, if the creditor first obtains relief from the automatic stay. This is accomplished by filing a motion and proving that you have not made payments on the vehicle.


Does the state of Texas allow garnishment of wages for a repossessed vehicle?

garnished wages in Texasno the state of Texas does not garnish wages for no debts unless it is IRS related or student loans or anything dealing with government loans.


What do you do if you stopped making payments on a car loan after filing chapter 7 bankruptcy and the creditor has refused to repossess the vehicle but will not release the lien?

A vehicle is a secured loan and cannot be discharged in bankruptcy. If a reaffirmation agreement between the lender and the borrower is not possible the vehicle is usually repossessed. However, the lender does not have a legal obligation to recover the vehicle. The lien will not be released until the loan is paid or settled to the satisfaction of the lender. Under new bankruptcy laws, the lender is entitled to collect the full amount of the loan plus any applicable legal fees and interest. This generally means that the lender will file a lawsuit to obtain a judgment which can be used as a wage garnishment, bank account levy or other method as allowed by the state laws to collect money owed.


Can you get your vehicle possession after your vehicle was repossessed?

by paying the bill or rebuy it at an aucton


Would you let your car be repossessed or would you file bankruptcy?

There's no definitive answer to a question of this type, as the final decision would depend on the person's overall financial situation. Bankruptcy is a very serious action and should only be used as a last resort. Especially in light of the new bankruptcy reform laws. Even in bankruptcy (unless it is a 13) a vehicle may have to be forfeited, depending on the vehicle exemption status and the terms the lender is willing to agree upon.


If your car has been repossessed and you have not yet filed bankruptcy can you still be eligible to get the car back after you file?

If the car is gone, the car is gone. The car would only be covered in BK if you still had it. If you file Chapter 13 bankruptcy within 10 days of your car being repossessed, or in some states before it has been sold or auctioned, your creditor must return the vehicle to you.


Can a vehicle be repossessed if you allowed a military person to take over vehicle payments and he has not paid anything?

it doesn't matter if the pope takes over your vehicle payments. if he stops making them, your credit is damaged and the vehicle is repossessed.


Is the borrower responsible for repayment of a vehicle loan two years after the cosigner filed bankruptcy and the vehicle was repossessed?

Yes, that's exactly how it works. If you'd paid for the vehicle at the time of the co-signers bakruptcy you could have kept the vehicle and improved your credit. The creditor wants you to either pay for the remainder of the note or file bankruptcy yourself. * A loan for a vehicle is considered a secured debt and is not dischargeable by the primary borrower(s) or cosigner(s) in bankruptcy action. All parties named on the loan agreement are responsible for the debt unless the SOL for the state in which the vehicle was either purchased or the debtor resides has expired.