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New Ohio Bankruptcy Legal Questions & Answers

What can I do if I recently filed Chapter 13 but my car was still repossessed?

If they repossessed it during the "automatic stay" period, then they acted illegally and …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 3 years ago

If I'm planning on filing Chapter 7 on my own, what paperwork do I need to obtain?

It would be advisable to contact the bankruptcy court closest to your residence in …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 3 years ago

If my husband and I filed Chapter 13 last month but we just found out he is inheriting $40,000, do we have to give the money to the plan?

An inheritance is deemed to be received when a beneficiary becomes entitled to it (i.e. at the time …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 4 years ago

If my dad co-signed a car loan for me and now I am looking at having to file bankruptcy, how will this affect his credit?

A bankruptcy discharge only eliminates the debtors obligation to pay discharged debts;it does not affect the …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 4 years ago