FAQ: General

What Can I Do When My Tenant Files Bankruptcy?

I have a rental unit and my tenant has been a very bad pay, and now I’m trying to get rid of him.  He filed bankruptcy.  Is there anything I can do?  Depending upon where you are in the process of evicting your tenant, you may have greater or lesser rights.  If you have a […]

Should I Do A Pre-Confirmation Wage Order In Chapter 13?

So, I’m going to have to file a Chapter 13 case, and my attorney is talking about doing a pre‑confirmation wage order.  Should I do that?  

We are strong proponents in our office of pre-confirmation and post-confirmation wage orders, because if you don’t have the temptation to skip a payment and you don’t have to […]

Can I Do Bankruptcy Credit Counseling For My Disabled Dad?

My dad needs to file bankruptcy but he’s got Alzheimer’s and he’s not mentally competent so I have his power of attorney.  I know there’s a credit counseling requirement.  Can I just do the credit counseling for my dad? 

This is not good news because I feel bad for your dad, but the good news […]

Can I Add A Debt I Forgot To List In My Bankruptcy?

Turns out I have a no‑asset Chapter 7 case and the trustee’s not interested and that’s great, but I just realized that I forgot to list a debt.  Am I going to be okay?  Is that debt going to be discharged or do we have to do something? 

The good news is, if you legitimately […]

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