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Using Chapter 13 Bankruptcy to Modify Your Car Loan

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

Florida Chapter 13 cases often come with questions about car loans. My clients frequently own or are financing an automobile, and are worried about losing their car when they file a Chapter 13 case. The good news is that when you file for Chapter 13 bankruptcy in Florida, there may be a way to get relief from car loans with high payments, high interest, or loan amounts that are greater than the value of the car. [...]

Using Chapter 13 Bankruptcy to Modify Your Car Loan2017-01-20T00:06:01-05:00

Chapter 13 Bankruptcy and Your Car Payment

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

Florida Chapter 13 cases often come with questions about cars. Our clients frequently own or are financing an automobile, and are worried about losing their car when they file a Chapter 13 case. The good news is that when you file for Chapter 13 bankruptcy in Florida, there may be a way to get relief from car loans with high payments, high interest, or loan amounts that are greater than the value of the car. If [...]

Chapter 13 Bankruptcy and Your Car Payment2017-01-20T00:06:01-05:00

Your Debt in Bankruptcy: Secured and Unsecured

2017-01-20T00:06:02-05:00

Bankruptcy generally involves two types of debt - secured and unsecured. Let's start with secured debt. Debt that is secured generally means that you pledge an asset to assure the payment of the loan. The most common examples are car loans and mortgage loans. If you don't pay your car loan, the lender will repossess the car. If you don't pay your mortgage loan, the lender will foreclose and take the property back. There are other types [...]

Your Debt in Bankruptcy: Secured and Unsecured2017-01-20T00:06:02-05:00

Reaffirmation Agreements In Bankruptcy

2017-01-20T00:06:04-05:00

Chapter 7 bankruptcy requires you to tell the court what you intend to do with property that has a loan as security. The most common are mortgages and car loans. Home or apartment leases and car leases also fit into this category, as well as others. When you file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in Florida and want to keep your car or home, you may be able reaffirm the debt. This means you are signing [...]

Reaffirmation Agreements In Bankruptcy2017-01-20T00:06:04-05:00