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  • Will The Chapter 13 Trustee Take My Tax Return After Case Filing?
    Will The Chapter 13 Trustee Take My Tax Return After Case Filing?

    The Bankruptcy Code DOES allow for the Chapter 13 Trustee in any district to inquire as to the amount of future income received by the Debtor, from all sources. Some Trustees send out an annual ...

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  • Can I Change Insurance Companies During a Chapter 13?
    Can I Change Insurance Companies During a Chapter 13?

    You are free to change your auto insurance. Make sure, however, that you comply with any requirements of your auto lender to have certain coverages on the vehicle. Credit Unions will often require ...

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  • Relief For Chapter 13 Debtors Affected By Covid-19
    Relief For Chapter 13 Debtors Affected By Covid-19

    The Covid-19 pandemic of 2020 has changed the way all Americans live, work and interact. For many Chapter 13 Debtors, the resultant shutdowns early in the pandemic ( February through May, 2020) ...

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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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