Helpful Bankruptcy Information

Written By: Wesley W. Scott

MN Bankruptcy Lawyer Since 1972


Dec 24, 2018
So, you are preparing to file Chapter 13 Bankruptcy. You have hired a licensed and local Chapter 13 Bankruptcy attorney in your state. You have not called any out of state companies and you have dismissed any law firm that would have you meet …
Dec 23, 2018
Many debtors have co-debtors on the debts they owe. For example, debtor may have had a relative or friend co-sign their vehicle loan. If debtor does not pay on the loan, bank will look to co-signor for payment. Co-debtor or a co-signer is a pe…
Dec 22, 2018
Think about this for a moment. Can a creditor write in a contract, any contract, that you waive your right to file bankruptcy on this debt/contract, and therefore, further protect creditor’s ability to get paid back on a debt? Wouldn’t this be…
Dec 21, 2018
After a Chapter 13 341 meeting, what happens next? There are a variety of things that can happen after a Chapter 13 341 meeting. One of those events that could happen is a creditor may bring what we call a motion for relief from the automatic …
Dec 20, 2018
People often want to know what happens after a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy hearing. The next step is a confirmation hearing where the bankruptcy court approves or “confirms” the Chapter 13 Bankruptcy plan. But, prior to the confirmation hearing, cre…
Dec 19, 2018
Section 341 of the Bankruptcy Code requires debtor(s) to submit to an examination, under oath, by the Chapter 13 trustee, or a representative of the trustee. The general purpose of the meeting is for the trustee to examine the debtor and debto…
Dec 17, 2018
I have often described Chapter 13 Bankruptcy like a “government sponsored debt consolidation plan”, because that is what it is. In simple terms, the function of a Chapter 13 trustee is to collect funds from debtor(s) and disburse those funds t…
Dec 16, 2018
Section 341 of the Bankruptcy Code requires debtor(s) to submit to an examination, under oath, by the Chapter 13 trustee, or a representative of the trustee. The general purpose of the meeting is for the trustee to examine the debtor and debto…
Dec 15, 2018
If you are looking for a bankruptcy attorney in Mankato, Minnesota, it pays to look at the law firm’s website first. Only select the law firm with the LARGEST Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy website in Minnesota. Why would you want to rese…
Dec 14, 2018
Yes, you do. As part of the bankruptcy law changes handed down in 2005, Congress now requires each debtor in bankruptcy to have to go through a US Trustee qualified credit counseling and obtain a certificate (which gets filed with the bankrupt…