Consumer Bankruptcy Foreclosure

Consumer bankruptcy is a process to reduce or eliminate personal as opposed to business debts. Consumer bankruptcies can be filed under either Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 of the bankruptcy code.  Debtors are... more +
Consumer bankruptcy is a process to reduce or eliminate personal as opposed to business debts. Consumer bankruptcies can be filed under either Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 of the bankruptcy code.  Debtors are eligible for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 depending on the nature of their debts and assets. less -
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And the Bidding Starts At . . .? The Impact of Two Recent Bankruptcy Decisions On Determining Foreclosure Sale Bids

In today’s economy, banks all too commonly find themselves foreclosing on real property collateral. As a result, banks are regularly in the position of having to determine the starting bid in foreclosure proceedings. This...more

West Virginia Bankruptcy Courts Split on When Foreclosure Sale is Final

Lenders that exercise their rights to foreclose upon collateral are often met with a bankruptcy filing near or shortly after the date of sale. Obviously, if a lender learns of a bankruptcy prior to the foreclosure, the sale...more

I filed bankruptcy before and now I need to file again!

I filed bankruptcy before and now I need to file again. Is there a problem with that? As with many questions, the short answer to that is "it depends". The following are the two issues to consider....more

5 Factors to Consider Before Filing Bankruptcy

Often when clients come in for a bankruptcy consultation they will tell me their situation and ask whether bankruptcy would be appropriate in their case....more

Recent, Significant Changes in Florida's Law of Foreclosure

On June 7, 2013, Florida Governor Rick Scott signed into law House Bill 87, now known as Chapter 2013-137, which provides for substantial changes in mortgage foreclosures filed in Florida....more

What Happens to Your Mortgage Loan When You File Bankruptcy?

When you are in financial distress, staying on top of your mortgage can be difficult. Are you considering bankruptcy as an option? Before filing bankruptcy, you should take a moment to understand how it may affect your...more

New Rules Help Homeowners In Chapter 13 Obtain a Fresh Start

If you are behind on your mortgage or if you are in a Chapter 13 case to "catch-up" your mortgage, stay tuned! Changes in the Bankruptcy Rules require that certain Notices be provided by a lender to a homeowner in a Chapter...more

Will Filing for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Stop Foreclosure?

In short, YES. Filing a bankruptcy, whether it be Chapter 7 or Chapter 13, will stop the foreclosure process. However, filing a Chapter 7 bankruptcy may not stop the process permanently. When a Chapter 7 bankruptcy is filed,...more

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