Can a person apply for a new credit card during chapter 13?

Answer Applying for credit while a decision is being made on a Chapter 13 case may be considered a violation of the motivation and sincerity clause of "Good Faith". However, once the courts have made the ... Read More »

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How to Improve a Credit Rating During Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

Filing for chapter 13 bankruptcy can actually have a positive impact on the credit rating of some people, according to SmartMoney magazine's online article "Declaring Bankruptcy Can Improve Your Cr... Read More »

Can I file Chapter 13 for credit card debt?

Yes, a Chapter 13 bankruptcy can be filed for credit card debt. A Chapter 13 bankruptcy is also referred to as a wage earner's plan and allows filers to pay back debts with a manageable payment pl... Read More »

Credit Card Rules for Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

Chapter 13 bankruptcy allows an individual who has a regular income to create a plan for paying off his debt over a three to five year period. There are several advantages to the individual who cho... Read More »

Can a trustee in chapter 7 request a credit card history?

A chapter 7 trustee does have the power to request a credit card history from any debt held by the debtor. However, this would not typically take place unless the trustee is looking for a preferen... Read More »