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Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: Best Plan or Best Guess? Donnell’s Chapter 7 bankruptcy got discharged this month. We have about 30 to 40 bankruptcies discharged—that means approved and done—every month. But Donnell’s was special. He explained why, when he wrote me one of our best reviews ever. You can read it here.   Donnell says he […]The post Bankruptcy: Best Plan or Best Guess? by Robert Weed appeared first on Robert Weed.


3 days 23 hours ago

While bankruptcy relief is available as a tool for individuals to discharge debts, it is not available to everyone, under all circumstances. Before a debtor can, for example, discharge debts in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, he or she must prove that debts and income are within certain statutory thresholds. When determining whether an individual is eligible for relief, the nature of the debts at issue is also relevant. Read More ›
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5 days 20 hours ago

The New Agreement Getting paid as a chapter 13 debtor’s attorney has always proven somewhat difficult. Not the least of which is that the debtor typically must make chapter 13 plan payments from which counsel can be paid. Add on top of that the fee application, the fee order and the presentment been before the+ Read More
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2 days 23 hours ago

If you are selling your home as a FBSO (For Sale By Owner) or buying a home which is being sold FSBO, you need a knowledgeable Walworth County real estate attorney to protect your real estate transaction. Many things could and do go wrong during a FSBO real estate transaction. Walworth County real estate attorney Shannon Wynn will help you steer clear of potential pitfalls.
 
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How Walworth County Real Estate Attorney Shannon Wynn Helps FSBO Parties:
1. A Walworth County real estate attorney can protect your home sale when unexpected circumstances occur which are not covered on a real estate agent’s standardized form.
2. A Walworth County real estate attorney can assist FSBO buyers with writing and revising an Offer to Purchase as well as any needed Counteroffers.
3. A Walworth County real estate attorney can negotiate on your behalf during the purchase process.
4. A Walworth County real estate attorney can help FSBO buyers with construction, zoning, and association questions.
5. If the buyer’s home inspection comes back undesirable, a Walworth County real estate attorney can help you resolve those issues.
6. If anything at closing goes awry, such as the buyer backing out or an issue with your title insurance, a Walworth County real estate attorney will be on your side to protect your home sale and assist with any special circumstances.
7. A Walworth County real estate attorney will make sure that all contracts adhere to Wisconsin state law.
8. FSBO parties need a Walworth County real estate attorney to review title of property. There are many issues that need to be addressed, such as: Is the legal description correct on the title? Are liens and judgments removed? Are there easements on the FSBO property that will affect the sale?
9. A Walworth County real estate attorney can assist FSBO parties with issues involving the title company. Without a real estate attorney, FSBO parties need to arrange for title insurance, preparing the deed and scheduling the closing.
 
Contact Our Walworth County Real Estate Attorney, Shannon Wynn
Hiring a Walworth County real estate attorney to protect your rights, money, and real estate transaction is the common sense thing for FSBO parties to do. A Walworth County real estate attorney will make sure your FSBO sale is completed lawfully and fairly. If you are planning to list your home as a FSBO, contact our Walworth County real estate attorney, Shannon Wynn, to assist you every step of the way. You can reach our Walworth County real estate office, Wynn at Law, LLC, by phone at 262-725-0175 or by email via our website’s contact page. Wynn at Law, LLC has real estate offices located in Lake Geneva, Delavan, Salem, and Muskego.
 
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2 weeks 1 day ago

  Nature Of The Debtor This is the chapter 7 bankruptcy case study for Mrs. C., who resides in Wheeling, Illinois. She has come to the office with the simple thought in mind to eliminate her outstanding credit card debt and medical debt. She has been struggling for approximately three years. Although she has been+ Read More
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5 days 2 hours ago

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Citation: 
No. 16-4000 (D.C. No. 2:05-CV-00555-TC)

Ruling: 

Appeal dismissed for lack of standing.

Judge(s): 
HOLMES, BALDOCK, and MORITZ,

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5 days 2 hours ago

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Citation: 
In re Castellino Villas, A.K.F. LLC, No. 12-57186 (9th Cir. Sep. 6, 2016). Published.

Ruling: 

A chapter 11 debtor that continues after plan confirmation to defend a creditor’s prepetition lien-enforcement action has not “returned to the fray,” and the creditor’s postpetition attorney-fee claim is discharged.

Judge(s): 
Michael J. Melloy, Senior Circuit Judge for the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, and Jay S. Bybee and Sandra S. Ikuta, Ninth Circuit Judges. Opinion by Judge Ikuta.

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2 weeks 3 days ago

When someone is looking to file chapter 13 bankruptcy, they obviously want to pay back as little as possible. They also want to gain the greatest amount of relief during the process. There are a number of factors that go into determining whether or not the monthly payment is going to be high, low, or+ Read More
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5 days 2 hours ago

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Citation: 
--- F.3d ---, Case No. 15-51045 (5th Cir. 2016)

Ruling: 

AFFIRMED lower courts' rulings that state court judgment and sanctions were non-dischargeable under 11 U.S.C. 523(a)(2)(A) & (a)(6). Court of appeals rejected all grounds raised by the debtor, including the ground that the state court sanctions order was insufficient ...

Judge(s): 
Stewart, Clement, Haynes

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3 weeks 2 days ago

Why Filing Bankruptcy Stops Payroll Garnishment: Virginia Law, Virginia Form I’m surprised a couple times each month by Virginia employers who don’t know that bankrutpcy stops payroll garnishment. Some employers think they need to keep on garnishing, until they get an order from a judge saying to stop. But if the read the Garnishee’s Answer Form, […]The post Why Filing Bankruptcy Stops Payroll Garnishment: Virginia Law by Robert Weed appeared first on Robert Weed.


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