About The Chapter 13 Hardship Discharge

A chapter 13 discharge is distinct from a chapter 7 discharge. A chapter 13 discharge releases a chapter 13 debtor from the legal obligation to repay all debts provided for by the plan or disallowed, with some exception. Some debtors may fail to complete their...

About The Chapter 13 Discharge

Bankruptcy debtors with questions related to the meaning of a discharge in a bankruptcy case should consult with experienced and knowledgeable bankruptcy counsel. A chapter 13 discharge, which is distinct from a chapter 7 discharge, releases a chapter 13 debtor from the legal obligation to...

Confirming A Chapter 13 Plan

An experienced bankruptcy attorney like Alberto Montefalcon has the expertise and experience to assist all chapter 13 debtors who must reorganize and file a chapter 13 repayment plan. Additionally, a chapter 13 plan must be able to withstand any objection by creditors and be confirmed...

What If My Debt Is Primarily Business Debt?

An experienced and knowledgeable bankruptcy attorney such as Alberto Montefalcon may assist anyone whose financial situation necessitates the filing of a bankruptcy case. Prospective bankruptcy debtors need someone to provide them with information about their rights, including whether to file a bankruptcy case. Individuals who operate...

What is a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

If you are facing debt problems, bankruptcy may be a viable solution. The experienced Sacramento metropolitan area/Northern California defense attorneys at the Montefalcon Law Offices are here to help you if your financial position necessitates the consideration of a bankruptcy case filing under Chapter 7,...

What is a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

Federal law, specifically Title 11 of the United States Code, sets forth the statutes governing the various types of bankruptcy relief. Different chapters of Title 11, specifically chapters 7, 11, and 13, detail the most common types of bankruptcy relief. Today's blog summarizes the type...

What Income Is Included In The Means Test?

Congress, through its enactment of The Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 (BAPCPA), created what is known as "The Means Test" to determine potential bankruptcy debtors' ability to repay any of their general unsecured debt. Debtors compute their income as defined by...