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Six Situations in Which a Discharge Order Can Be Revoked

Although some people file New York bankruptcy to halt a foreclosure with the automatic stay or strip a lien, in nearly all cases debtors seek a discharge. However, there are six situations in which a bankruptcy court can revoke a discharge order that’s already been entered. They’re listed in Section 727(d) of the Bankruptcy Code:

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Getting Married in Chapter 13

Getting married in the middle of a New York bankruptcy probably isn’t anyone’s idea of romance, but perhaps there’s a certain sentimentalism to it. For chapter 7 cases, it’s pretty easy: The debtor’s situation as of the filing date matters most, so getting married after that is unlikely to change anything unless you were cohabitating

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Getting Married in Chapter 13

Getting married in the middle of a New York bankruptcy probably isn’t anyone’s idea of romance, but perhaps there’s a certain sentimentalism to it. For chapter 7 cases, it’s pretty easy: The debtor’s situation as of the filing date matters most, so getting married after that is unlikely to change anything unless you were cohabitating

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Will Some Private Student Loans Become Dischargeable in Bankruptcy?

in July, 2021, the United states Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, agreed with a New York federal court’s ruling that found private student loans are not explicitly exempt from being discharged in a chapter 7 bankruptcy. This ruling joins two others — from the Fifth and Tenth Circuits — one from 2019, one

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What Is an ‘Individual With a Regular Income’ in Chapter 13?

People who are interested in filing chapter 13 New York bankruptcy will obviously want to know if they meet all the chapter’s requirements, which are stricter than chapter 7’s. For example, it has debt limits, above which debtors must file in chapter 7 or chapter 11, but Section 109(e) also restricts chapter 13 to “individuals

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What Are the Benefits of a 0 Percent Chapter 13 Repayment Plan?

Nope, that’s not a typo. There is such a thing as a zero-percent chapter 13 plan. Although, it is a misnomer in that the debtor is actually going to make some payments on the plan. (Otherwise it would be absurd.) Consequently, a zero-percent plan isn’t the opposite of the more commonly known 100 percent chapter

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It’s Possible to Receive Notice of an Adversary Proceeding in the Mail

For creditors who need help on the New York bankruptcy defense side or those who have filed a bankruptcy themselves but need to initiate an adversary proceeding against creditors or the trustee, it is in fact possible to effect “service of process” via the U.S. postal system. Usually service of process, the system of giving

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It’s Possible to Receive Notice of an Adversary Proceeding in the Mail

For creditors who need help on the New York bankruptcy defense side or those who have filed a bankruptcy themselves but need to initiate an adversary proceeding against creditors or the trustee, it is in fact possible to effect “service of process” via the U.S. postal system. Usually service of process, the system of giving

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