assets

Home/Tag: assets

Does the Bankruptcy Trustee Come to My Home?

2017-01-20T00:06:01-05:00

No, the bankruptcy trustee, in either chapter 7 or chapter 13, does not come to your home. Pretty quick answer, right? In over a thousand Florida bankruptcy filings to my name, only 1 client has had a bankruptcy trustee's representative appear at the debtor's home for an inspection. This was due to a misunderstanding at the meeting of creditors. The potential for a home visit is extremely rare and usually would be due to suspicion of [...]

Does the Bankruptcy Trustee Come to My Home?2017-01-20T00:06:01-05:00

Transferring Assets and Bankruptcy – Like Oil and Water, They Don’t Mix Well

2017-01-20T00:06:01-05:00

Never, ever transfer an asset prior to filing bankruptcy - or definitely not before talking to me. Transferring the title to your Harley to your cousin Mike or your boat to your best friend Bob does not protect the asset from the trustee. Likely, you made it impossible for me to help you keep it. Sometimes it is referred to as a "fraudulent conveyance". This can me one of two things, or both. First, a debtor [...]

Transferring Assets and Bankruptcy – Like Oil and Water, They Don’t Mix Well2017-01-20T00:06:01-05:00