Can federal bankruptcy law override state law?

Answer Federal bankruptcy law, like any federal law, overrides state law. For example, under state law, an individual may not be able to protect funds in a checking account; however, under federal bankrup... Read More »

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Can you file bankruptcy on federal&state taxes?

You can file bankruptcy on federal and state taxes; however, you won't receive a discharge unless they are three years old, you filed properly and did not try to evade taxes, according to Atlanta a... Read More »

In Chapter 7 Bankruptcy can you use the Homestead Federal Bankruptcy Exemption to keep your 120000paid off condominium with a lien against it for an 11000credit card debt in pa?

Your right that PA has no special homestead exemption for BK and you would rely on the Federal one.The lien (the Cr Card one), is essentially the same as a first position mortgage against the prope... Read More »

In Pa in chapter 7 bankruptcy can person use Federal Bankruptcy Exemtion to keep 120000 paid off condominium if this is only asset and only projected income is 238 monthly?

Refer to your last similar Q.Yes you have a 125K Federal Homestead Exemption.Yes you have issues that need to be protected by an attorney in the BK process (any creditor will have one and they will... Read More »

Can a voter ballot amendment override a state supreme court ruling?

Yes, a voter ballot amendment to a state constitution or law can override a state supreme court ruling. The amendment can be challenged and dismissed in court before it is voted on, and the same ca... Read More »