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Month: July 2019

Chapter 7 bankruptcy and the means test: What does it mean?

Chapter 7 bankruptcy (or “straight liquidation”) is the most common form of bankruptcy filing in New York and around the U.S. Thanks to the “means test,” however, it’s slightly less frequently used than it used to be.  That’s because the means test for Chapter 7 bankruptcy was essentially put in place by the credit industry …

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401K Loan, Bankruptcy: What you should know

If you’re thinking of filing for bankruptcy in New York and you previously took out a 401(k) loan, what should you be aware of? First, it depends upon whether you’re going to file for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy.  (And that’s a question to discuss with your experienced bankruptcy attorney in New York.)  In …

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Automatic Stay Violation: How can you stop it?

Once you file for bankruptcy in New York (or anywhere else for that matter), you are protected by the automatic stay.  In a nutshell, that means no creditors (including the IRS!) can take, or collect, or even attempt to collect anything from you without the Bankruptcy Court’s permission. (FYI, if the Bankruptcy Court gives such …

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