At the beginning of this year (2021) the amount of home equity a California homeowner can protect from his or her creditors greatly increased. See our blog post, Huge Increase in California Homestead Exemption, about this. This new greater protection of home equity makes understanding the federal Bankruptcy Code’s limitations on homestead exemptions all the […]
The California Homestead Exemption’s Requirements of Residing in the Home and Intending to Continue Doing So The California homestead exemption amount’s huge increase at the beginning of 2021 has made it all the more important to understand when the exemption does apply to a home and when it does not. A number of practical issues […]
In a Chapter 13 bankruptcy you may be able to treat co-signed debt differently than other debts.
Avoid paying any relatives or friends any money you owe them prior to filing for bankruptcy. The money may be taken away from the relative or friend if you paid them prior to filing for bankruptcy.
In California, are reaffirmation agreements required in order to keep your vehicle after bankruptcy. Reaffirmation agreements are required in California.
Bankruptcy will not eliminate criminal restitution or criminal fines, but it can still help if you have been charged with a crime.
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