Articles Tagged with Liquidation bankruptcy

Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “What is Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?”

If you’re considering filing for bankruptcy, particularly a liquidation bankruptcy under Chapter 7, you are likely eager to understand exactly what property you will be able to hold onto throughout the process. One item you may not think about, but that can prove to be very important, is legal settlements/awards in a personal injury case. It may not occur to you that these could be forfeited in bankruptcy, but depending on your circumstances that is absolutely possible. To learn more about what happens to money won in a personal injury claim, keep reading.

Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone answers the question: “What is Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?”

Those without previous knowledge may not realize that Chapter 7 bankruptcy isn’t something that is automatically available to everyone. Instead, you must first qualify before a court will allow you to pursue a Chapter 7 liquidation bankruptcy. So what do you need to do to qualify? The bankruptcy code requires filers to pass what’s known as a means test. To learn more about the means tests and how they work, keep reading.