The Rule 2004 Examination is adapted from the civil “discovery” process in a case. It allows debtors, bankruptcy Trustees and any other party in interest in a bankruptcy case to examine “any entity” (meaning whatever part of the bankruptcy and its dealings that they choose) as long as the examination relates to, according to Rule […]
What Is A Rule 2004 Examination In A Bankruptcy?
Should you die in a bankruptcy, depending on what type of bankruptcy you file, your death can impact the bankruptcy in different ways. If you were to have filed a Chapter 13 bankruptcy, then many times your estate will make the payments for the bankruptcy on your behalf and the case will continue as normal […]
A person who is incarcerated can, in fact, file for bankruptcy. However, there are some extra steps that will have to be taken. Since a person who is in prison obviously cannot leave, they must file a power of attorney so that a friend or family member can meet with the bankruptcy lawyer who is […]
Well, that depends…it depends on which bankruptcy chapter you file and also on your state’s exemptions. If you file a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, your attorney will try to exempt your tax refund usually with the “wild card” exemption. The wild card exemption has a limit and may have to be used to protect other assets […]
The creditors’ meeting is a serious affair and can take several hours. Most children (adults too) will find it boring and may not be able to sit still that long. While you may bring your child with you, if he or she can’t remain quiet and sit still for an extended period of time it […]
One of the things required when filing bankruptcy is a copy of your Social Security card. Many people have it readily available to have a copy of it made, but you may have misplaced it. You can get a new Social Security card issued by going to your nearest Social Security office. Find the office […]
. When most people think about attorneys, and the law in general, they think about what they see on TV. Most envision the big fancy courtrooms, attorneys arguing back and forth and yelling out objections to the other attorney’s questions. In real life, court is rarely how it appears on TV. Instead, it’s usually vastly […]
In North Carolina, when you attend your creditors’ meeting you will see a number of different types of “court” officials. The creditors’ meeting isn’t really a court hearing but it is somewhat similar to court. The main types of representatives at the creditors meeting are the Debtor and Debtor’s attorney, any potential creditors, the Trustee […]
After filing for bankruptcy you will need to attend a creditors’ meeting. The creditor’s meeting, or 341 meeting (because it’s under Section 341 of the Bankruptcy Code) is a meeting with the Bankruptcy Trustee. The Bankruptcy Trustee is the representative for your creditors. However, creditors also have the right to attend this meeting as well. […]
Whether you are filing a Chapter 7 bankruptcy or a Chapter 13 bankruptcy, you will be required to attend a creditor’s meeting (also known as a 341 Meeting of Creditors). The Court schedules the date and time of your creditors meeting after your bankruptcy has been filed and a bankruptcy Trustee has been assigned to your case.