Lost Collateral in Chapter 13 Cases

Posted by Kevin Ryan | Mar 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Situations sometimes arise in Chapter 13 cases where the Debtor is unable to physically surrender collateral which secures a debt to a creditor.  The reasons may be that the collateral was stolen,  title documents were not properly executed, or ( in the case of the debtor's residence) the collate...

Domestic Support in Consumer Bankruptcy Cases

Posted by Kevin Ryan | Jan 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

The bankruptcy code does not permit the debtor to receive a discharge on a "domestic support' obligation.  This means that child support and alimony must be paid after the conclusion of the bankruptcy case.   In the context of a Chapter 13 case, all of the child support and/or alimony that is pas...

Can I Discharge a Student Loan

Posted by Kevin Ryan | Nov 03, 2016 | 0 Comments

In most cases, you cannot discharge a student loan.   Although the subject is more complicated in some instances than can be covered in a blog post, there are cases where the debtor can discharge a student loan.  A discharge of a student loan can be ordered by the United States Bankruptcy Court, ...

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