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Category: Chapter 13

Payment Plan for Chapter 13

Posted on May 15, 2014 in Chapter 13

The first thing someone researching chapter 13 learns is that, fundamentally, it’s a payment plan. Someone seeking chapter […]

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Who Can File Chapter 13?

Posted on Apr 18, 2014 in Bankruptcy, Chapter 13

Typically, individuals who file bankruptcy have a choice between filing a chapter 7 “liquidation” and a chapter 13 […]

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If My Chapter 13 is Dismissed, Who Gets the Money?

Posted on Apr 17, 2014 in Chapter 13

Recently, the district court for the Northern District of Illinois ruled on one of the important unresolved issues in chapter […]

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Do I Need to File My Tax Returns Before Filing for Bankruptcy?

Posted on Apr 17, 2014 in Bankruptcy, Bankruptcy and Taxation, Bankruptcy procedures, Chapter 13, Chapter 7

April 15th is the deadline to file 2013 tax returns with the IRS and your state taxing authority […]

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Say No to Debt Consolidation – Consider Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

Posted on Apr 3, 2014 in Bankruptcy, Chapter 13

Most people want to pay their debts. Many people think that filing bankruptcy is wrong. Some think that […]

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What Happens If My Bankruptcy is Dismissed and I Have to Re-File?

Posted on Mar 28, 2014 in Bankruptcy, Bankruptcy procedures, Chapter 13, Chapter 7

In baseball, a batter gets three strikes, then he’s out.  It doesn’t quite work that way with bankruptcy.  […]

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Credit Unions and Cross-Collateralization in Bankruptcy

Posted on Mar 27, 2014 in Bankruptcy, Chapter 13, Chapter 7

Clients want to file a chapter 7 bankruptcy to clear up credit card debt and get a fresh […]

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Chapter 13 Bankruptcy can save your house from an Illinois Tax Deed or an Illinois Tax Sale

Posted on Mar 4, 2014 in Bankruptcy, Bankruptcy and Taxes, Chapter 13, Illinois

So many of our bankruptcy clients fear losing their house to mortgage foreclosure.  We have done a good […]

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I’m filing bankruptcy – do I have to consider my spouse’s income? “It’s complicated.”

Posted on Feb 20, 2014 in Bankruptcy, Chapter 13, Chapter 7

If you are filing for bankruptcy, either under chapter 7 or chapter 13, your income matters.  Why?  People […]

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Can Lakelaw file a joint bankruptcy petition for us if we are a same-sex couple?

Posted on Feb 12, 2014 in Bankruptcy Information, Chapter 13

At Lakelaw, we have filed a joint bankruptcy petition for a same-sex couple.  We had a couple we’ll […]

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