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  • CAN I KEEP AFTER ACQUIRED PROPERTY WHEN CONVERTING CH 13 to CH 7?
    CAN I KEEP AFTER ACQUIRED PROPERTY WHEN CONVERTING CH 13 to CH 7?

    Alabama has no specific exemption for personal injury claims. There is a personal property exemption available up to $7,750.00 that you can apply ( to the extent not already used) to the personal ...

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  • CAN I SELL MY HOME WHILE I AM IN CH 13?
    CAN I SELL MY HOME WHILE I AM IN CH 13?

    When an individual files a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy case, all of that person’s property is legally controlled, or “under the jurisdiction of,” the United States Bankruptcy Court. The Debtor gets to keep ...

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  • Converting a case from Chapter 13 to Chapter 7
    Converting a case from Chapter 13 to Chapter 7

    In some cases, it will make sense to consider converting a Chapter 13 case to a Case under Chapter 7 . The first question that needs to be answered is whether you are eligible to proceed under Chapter ...

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  • Lost Collateral in Chapter 13 Cases
    Lost Collateral in Chapter 13 Cases

    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, ...

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  • Domestic Support in Consumer Bankruptcy Cases
    Domestic Support in Consumer Bankruptcy Cases

    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 ...

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  • What Happens When I Have a Car Accident While in a Chapter 13 ?
    What Happens When I Have a Car Accident While in a Chapter 13 ?

    Claim for Property Damage on Your Vehicle and Who Needs to be Informed If you are a debtor in a Chapter 13 bankruptcy case and are involved in a motor vehicle accident, there are two major issues that ...

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