What are my rights if my landlord is filing bankruptcy?

Answer If you are a tenant and learn your landlord is filing for bankruptcy, your immediate reaction might be alarm. You need to keep in mind that you have certain rights that protect your interests in yo... Read More »

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The Landlord's Bankruptcy Rights Act?

The Landlord's Rights on Bankruptcy Act is a piece of Canadian legislation from 2000. The act details what landlords can expect in compensation from tenants who have gone bankrupt and how tenants c... Read More »

Can Filing Bankruptcy Prevent a Creditor From Filing a Mechanic's Lien?

A significant benefit of a bankruptcy filing is the automatic stay. The automatic stay is a court injunction that automatically prevents the filing of any liens and lawsuits once the bankruptcy cas... Read More »

Tenant Rights Vs. Landlord Rights in North Carolina?

The home you rent should be a place of comfort, safety and privacy---not a battleground for disputes with your landlord. Understanding your responsibilities and rights as a tenant, and those of you... Read More »

Can a Bankrupt Landlord Be Their Own Trustee in a Bankruptcy?

If a landlord files for bankruptcy, it is possible for him to be his own trustee if he files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Chapter 11, unique among the bankruptcy chapters, provides for the position o... Read More »