My Home is Being Sold in My Bankruptcy. Do I Have to Move Now?

Question: Dear Steve, Hello,I filed a chapter 7 in NH a month back and the trustee is selling the house to settle the estate (no mortgage involved, house is owned outright). I have been informed from my lawyer that she will receive $120k from homestead protection after the sale. The trustee wants me to move … Read more

Our Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Has Been a Nightmare. – Holly

“Dear Steve, My husband and I are in the middle of a Chapter 13 bankruptcy that has been a disaster from the very beginning. We were told we could only file 13 because of an appraisal on our house, a piece of property we were left from an inheritance along with several other family members … Read more

Danny Wants to Know What the Bankruptcy Judge Will Ask Him When He Goes to Court

“Dear Steve, I’m nervous about going to court for my bankruptcy hearing. What are questions that the bankruptcy judge will ask me when I go to bankruptcy court? Danny” Dear Danny, I asked a bankruptcy lawyer friend your question and here is what she said. It usually surprizes people to find out that they may … Read more

My Husband is a Schizophrenic and Unable to Keep a Job. – Lisa

“Dear Steve, Thank you so much for offering this service! I have been looking all over the web for something like this. Our situation: my husband is on SSDI (he’s schizophrenic, stable on meds but unable to keep a job). I’m employed, but scheduled to be laid off on October 30th. I’ve been applying and … Read more

My Bankruptcy Case Has Been Filed and I’m Scared. – Traci

“Dear Steve, My bankruptcy case has been filed and I will be going to the meeting the the trustees in a couple of weeks. I did alot of cash advances and alot of withdraws out of my account. I am afraid they will think I am being fraudulent and not discharge anything. I am very … Read more

I Got Screwed Over By the Bankruptcy Trustee and Lost My House. – Gina

Gina “Dear Steve, Several years ago, I filed for bankruptcy in order to save my home. I began making Plan Payments as instructed by the Bankruptcy Trustee. It was not until six months later when the Mortgage company filed for relief of stay that I learned the Mortgage company had not received my payments. After … Read more