The waiting period on getting a loan after your bankruptcy can vary depending on a host of factors, but a big one is the type of bankruptcy you experienced. With a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, lenders typically wait two years after the date of discharge. As for Chapter 13 bankruptcy, you may be eligible for a VA loan just 12 months removed from the filing date.
The most common method, used by a mortgage lender to collect on a past due home loan is to foreclose. A foreclosure is the forced sale of someone’s home in order to pay back the debt owed on the mortgage that was used to buy the home. If you have fallen behind on your mortgage payments there are ways to keep your home using the bankruptcy process.
The best bankruptcy information you will get is to actually speak with a bankruptcy lawyer. Most attorneys I know offer free consultations for individuals and charge a nominal fee if you own a business. Information can be power so get the best bankruptcy information from an attorney near you.
So if you have already filed a bankruptcy case and received a discharge – Congratulations! The goal of bankruptcy is to receive your bankruptcy discharge at the end of your Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 case. I am sure you are anxious to get a fresh start, but what should you do next? First may… Continue reading What About My Bankruptcy Documents After Bankruptcy
Press Release Orem (UT) for immediate release: Today the Fourth Edition of the book on filing bankruptcy in Utah was published. The Insiders Guide: Getting a Fresh Financial Start in Utah has been in print since 2005. The book, by Utah Bankruptcy lawyer Douglas Barrett, has help thousands determine if filing bankruptcy was their best… Continue reading Book on Filing Bankruptcy in Utah
Filing bankruptcy with car loan can be a complex process for the unwary. If you are trying to keep a car during the bankruptcy process then you really should hire a bankruptcy attorney with experience helping people keep their cars in bankruptcy. There are a few different options within a Chapter 7 bankruptcy if you… Continue reading Bankruptcy with car loan
While you have the legal right to file for bankruptcy without spouse knowing , practically it would be difficult to file for bankruptcy without your spouse finding out about you filing for bankruptcy. There will be mail and paperwork that comes to your home regarding your bankruptcy. There may be calls that come in and… Continue reading Bankruptcy without spouse knowing
Some people come to see their income tax refunds as a yearly bonus. In reality these refunds are usually caused by a taxpayer having paid too much in taxes during the past year. Sometimes people have even come to rely upon these refunds for planned yearly spending to catch up on bills, go on vacation,… Continue reading Tax refunds and bankruptcy