Discharge Of Student Loans In Bankruptcy Proposal In New Bill Before Congress

A new bill being presented to Congress will permit the discharge of student loans in bankruptcy provided certain conditions are met. The bill, sponsored by Senator Richard Durbin and Senator John Cornyn, is titled the Fresh Start In Bankruptcy Act. Under the current bankruptcy laws, it is quite difficult to discharge a student loan in bankruptcy. Generally, the debtor must bring an adversary proceeding and obtain a finding from a bankruptcy judge that the student loan constitutes an undue hardship. The undue hardship standard is Read More +

How To Confirm A Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Template

AFTER THE 341 MEETING OF CREDITORS IS COMPLETED, THE CHAPTER 13 TRUSTEE WILL ISSUE EITHER A FAVORABLE OR UNFAVORABLE RECOMMENDATION IN THE DEBTOR(S) CASE. IF THE DEBTOR RECEIVES A FAVORABLE RECOMMENDATION THEN THERE IS NO ACTION REQUIRED AS RELATES TO THE CHAPTER 13 TRUSTEE. IF THE DEBTOR RECEIVES AN UNFAVORABLE RECOMMENDATION THEN REVIEW SUCH RECOMMENDATION AND CONTACT THE CLIENT VIA TEXT MESSAGE INFORMING THEM OF WHAT ACTIONS THE DEBTOR NEEDS TO TAKE TO REMEDY THE UNFAVORABLE RECOMMENDATION. ALL CORRESPONDENCE WITH THE DEBTOR SHOULD BE BY Read More +

Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Retention Of Tax Refund

REQUIREMENT TO PROVIDE COPIES OF TAX RETURNS TO CHAPTER 13 TRUSTEE IN CHAPTER 13 BANKRUPTCY, THE COURT WILL REQUIRE THAT ALL DEBTORS TIMELY FILE TAX RETURNS DURING THE CASE PENDENCY. WHEN YOU FILE YOUR TAX RETURN, PLEASE IMMEDIATELY EMAIL SUCH COPIES TO JWELLER@WELLERLEGALGROUP.COM OR OTHERWISE PROVIDE A COPY OF THE TAX RETURN TO OUR OFFICE, IN ORDER THAT THE OFFICE MAY PROVIDE THE COPY OF THE TAX RETURN TO THE CHAPTER 13 TRUSTEE. THE BANKRUPTCY COURT AND THE CHAPTER 13 TRUSTEE REQUIRE A COPY OF Read More +

Bankruptcy Attorney Procedures For Phone Consultation With Client [to Be Held After Signing Petition, But Before Scheduled 341 Hearing]

SCHEDULE MEETING WITH CLIENT 7-8 DAYS BEFORE THE SCHEDULED 341 HEARING DEBTOR(S) NAME ON SOCIAL SECURITY CARD MUST EXACTLY MATCH THE NAME ON THE PETITION. REVIEW APPROPRIATE DOCUMENTS. DEBTOR(S) MUST READ THE BANKRUPTCY INFORMATION SHEET DEBTOR(S) MUST HAVE A COPY OF THE BANKRUPTCY PETITION. THE PETITION SHOULD BE EMAILED TO THE DEBTOR(S) AT THE TIME OF THE FILING OF THE PETITION. THE OFFICE MAY CREATE A DESIGNATED EMAIL ACCOUNT FOR THE DEBTOR(S) OR THE DEBTOR(S) MAY PREFER TO HAVE THE PETITION EMAILED TO ANOTHER ACCOUNT. Read More +

Five Things To Do To Reduce Financial Stress

Financial stress can come from any number of different causes. Whatever the reason may be for your financial anxiety, there are a few helpful tips that you can always keep in mind to get things back on track. Don’t let your finances become a hindrance to your physical and mental health, follow these simple tips so that you’ll have one less thing to worry about day by day, and if you ever need to look for a bankruptcy or credit repair attorney, know that The Read More +

Get Financial Support To Relieve Your Financial Stress

Financial stress is caused by constantly being in debt. Not being able to earn sufficiently, the constant reminder of raising money for the children’s schooling, or being married to a person that is not good at handling money are some of the issues commonly faced by people. If there was a way of reducing the financial worries there is every chance that you will succeed in concentrating on other significant areas of your life and be able to relax more. By being aware that you Read More +

Bankruptcy Proof Of Claims For Dummies

Bankruptcy Rule 3002 governs primarily the deadlines surrounding when a Creditor must file a proof of claim under various Chapters of Bankruptcy. A Creditor that does not file a proof of claim, files such claim late, or has its claim disallowed, may find that it will be excluded from any distribution or dividend available through the liquidation of assets in a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, or the payment to Creditors of monies in a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy. DAYS 70  Proof of claim is timely filed within Read More +

5 Myths About The $1200 Stimulus Check

In March 2020 the biggest stimulus package in the history of America was passed by Congress to counter the economic situation caused by the coronavirus pandemic. It was signed to become the law by the U.S. President Donald Trump. This $2.2 trillion package will provide $500 billion to the industries in distress, $350 billion to the small business loans, and $260 billion for expanding the unemployment benefits program. But all the discussion is about the $300 billion set aside for direct stimulus payments. These payouts Read More +

Worried About Income Tax Debt?

Look no further. At Weller Legal Group, we are fully equipped to help with your questions regarding the IRS. Constantly receiving mail and phone calls from the United States Treasury can seem threatening and feel unending. Weller Legal Group considers it our privilege to help you understand your options when it comes to your unique tax information. Understanding the Basics Q: If I file for bankruptcy, could I wipe out that money that I owe to the IRS? A: Yes! There are just a few Read More +

Riverview Florida Bankruptcy Attorney

If you live or work in Riverview Florida and seeking a Bankruptcy Attorney then Jay Weller may be best choice. Since 1993, Mr. Weller has represented Debtors and Debtors only, in Bankruptcy Proceedings. Weller Legal Group has represented many thousands of Clients in Bankruptcy, including Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy and Chapter 7 Bankruptcy. Most Bankruptcies are filed under either Chapter 7 or Chapter 13. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy seeks the elimination or Discharge of the Debtor or Debtors’ Unsecured Debts, such as Credit Cards, Read More +