Last updated July 31, 2018. When you're struggling with debt and don't know where to turn, it's time to consider filing for bankruptcy. Bankruptcy still seems somewhat taboo in the modern world, but the reality is that millions … [Read more...] about Ohio Bankruptcy Means Test for Chapter 7
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Rule: Judgment debts incurred by defalcation of a guardian are non-dischargeable in bankruptcy, as are judgment debts for willful and malicious injury. At the end of a successful bankruptcy process, your unsecured debts are … [Read more...] about How Are Judgment Debts Due to Injury Treated in Bankruptcy?
Last updated May 14, 2018. Under Chapter 7 bankruptcy law, the court may dismiss your case if it believes that relief is unwarranted based on your financial circumstances. 11 USC § 707(b)(1) reads: After notice and a hearing, … [Read more...] about What Happens If the Trustee Moves to Dismiss My Bankruptcy Case?
In re Myhre, 2013 W.L. 3872509 (Bankr. W.D. Wis. 2013) Student loan debt is dischargeable in bankruptcy if repayment is an undue hardship. Although this case is based out of Wisconsin, many of the principles outlined in this … [Read more...] about Are My Student Loan Debts Dischargeable in an Ohio Bankruptcy?
Creditors must turn over property to the debtor as quickly as possible after learning that the debtor has filed for bankruptcy. In re Makowski, __ B.R. __ (Bankr. D. Alaska 2013) Cope Law Offices are located in Southern Ohio, … [Read more...] about Can I get a Repossessed Car Back by Filing Bankruptcy?
Are Support Payments Dischargeable in Ohio? A dischargeable debt is one that can be eliminated during bankruptcy, meaning that you are no longer required to pay it off. However, some debts are non-dischargeable, meaning that you … [Read more...] about Are Spousal Support Payments Dischargeable in Bankruptcy?