There are limitations on the California homestead exemption for recently acquired homes. This limitation may apply to you if you have acquired your home within 1215 days of filing for bankruptcy.
If you are facing an eviction in California, bankruptcy can help you stop the eviction. To stop the eviction you must file bankruptcy prior to the landlord getting a judgment for eviction.
Filing for bankruptcy can give you the time you need to get your vehicle back. It will give you the opportunity to examine your options for getting your repossessed vehicle back.
If your vehicle is repossessed in California you can get your vehicle back through redemption or reinstatement.
The automatic stay in bankruptcy will protect your vehicle from being repossessed. As soon as you file for bankruptcy the automatic stay goes into place and the creditor cannot repossess your vehicle.
If you have recently moved to California, you may need to use the bankruptcy exemptions from the state your moved from.
The 9th Circuit BAP decision broadens the benefits excluded under the social security act as income under the means test.
The timing of your bankruptcy can affect your ability to pass the means test and qualify for a Chapter 7 bankruptcy.
Where you can file for bankruptcy will depend on your residence and domicile. It can also be affected by where your principal assets are located.
What are the potential risk that you face if you use a paralegal to file for bankruptcy? In what situations can you use a paralegal for bankruptcy.?
Debts that resulted from a car accident involving drugs or alcohol may be non-dischargeable in a bankruptcy case.
What can you do if you have recent credit card charges or cash advances and you need to file for bankruptcy. Will these debts be discharged?