Can a Chapter 13 bankruptcy stop an eviction?

Answer Chapter 13 bankruptcy provides immediate protection from an eviction notice. A bankruptcy filing stops creditors (including landlords and mortgage companies) from trying to collect debts. A person ... Read More »

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How to Stop Foreclosure Through Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

If your mortgage and other debts have become more than they can handle, filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy may be your exit. The bankruptcy court will end up with their debts, except for some special ... Read More »

How soon after filing a chapter 7 bankruptcy can you file a chapter 13 bankruptcy?

The U.S. Bankruptcy Code allows debtors to file for bankruptcy multiple times, but has changed the number of years you must wait between filings. Previously, a debtor could file under either Chapt... Read More »

Can you file Chapter 7 bankruptcy after filing a Chapter 13 six months ago that was dismissed?

You can file bankruptcy at any time, even if you filed six months ago, according to Bankruptcy Law Network. If the courts discharge your debt, however, you must wait four years between a Chapter 7 ... Read More »

Can a person file Chapter 13 while in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy term?

You cannot file Chapter 13 while in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy term. Chapter 7 is known as "straight bankruptcy" and it gets rid of outstanding debts. However, if you file Chapter 13 bankruptcy, you ha... Read More »