Posts Tagged ‘Chapter 7 bankruptcy’

December 1, 2015- New Bankruptcy Forms In Effect for All Filings

People trying to file bankruptcy starting December 1, 2015, may be in for a surprise. On that day, new mandatory bankruptcy forms went into effect and must be used in all consumer bankruptcy filings under Chapter 7 and Chapter 13. Consumers sometimes try to file their own bankruptcy, without a lawyer to represent them. If […]

Supreme Court Declines to Extend “Lien Strip” Rights to Chapter 7 Debtors

In my most recent blog post, I wrote about  Bank of America, N.A. v. Caulkett (575 U.S. _____) (2015)