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New West Virginia Bankruptcy Legal Questions & Answers

If I file for Chapter 7, will we lose our home, furniture and/or cars?

There are exemptions to include in your bankruptcy to protect your truck, furniture and …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 4 years ago

If I'm in a Chapter 13 but my wife and I have filed for divorce, can I now file for a Chapter 7?

Your ability to file a certain type of bankruptcy relates to your financial status, …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 4 years ago

If my name is second on a mortgage and the primary has filed for Chapter 13, how will this affect my credit rating?

It will impact your credit because the second mortgage is not being paid and …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 6 years ago

Can one file bankruptcy together for both their business and personal debts or do they have to file for each separately?

You will need to file separately, because you and the business are separate legal …

FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney answered 8 years ago