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New Georgia Bankruptcy Legal Questions & Answers

Can the bankruptcy court on my behalf get money out of my 401k to help me make my Chapter 13 payments?

The answer to your question is NO.  401 (k) account are exempt from the …

Law Offices Of Terence Fenelon answered 5 years ago

What to do if you are married but filing individually?

Under federal bankruptcy laws you are entitled to file for bankruptcy protection regardless of …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 6 years ago

If my husband and I have been separated for almost 5 years, can I file for bankruptcy without including him and his finances?

You are not required to include your spouse when filing for bankruptcy.  However, you …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 6 years ago

If I've been in Chapter 13 for 4 years, is it possible to change to a Chapter 7?

A Chapter 13 bankruptcy can be converted to a Chapter 7 if eligibility is met. …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 6 years ago

What to do about alimony that is in arrears and a bankruptcy?

I suggest that you consult immediately with a family law attorney with experience in …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 6 years ago