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Nolo's How to File for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

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Edition: 18th ed., 2013
Author(s): Elias, Renauer, Leonard


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Your step-by-step guide through Chapter 7 bankruptcy.

Deciding to declare Chapter 7 bankruptcy has never been easy -- and recent changes in the law place fresh hurdles in the way of debtors seeking a fresh start. Don't worry, help is here! How to File for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy provides the clear and user-friendly information, advice and forms you need to get through the entire process.

First, the book will help you determine whether you qualify for Chapter 7 -- and whether it is the best way to deal with your debts. Then you'll find out how to:

Stop wage garnishments and attachments;
Fill out and file all the forms;
Cancel as much debt as possible;
Deal with secured debts;
Keep the maximum amount of property;
Keep your home, if possible;
Rebuild credit after bankrutpcy.

This edition is updated and revised to reflect the latest laws and legal forms, plus the line-by-line instructions you need to fill them out. Easy-to-use charts make looking up the laws of your state a snap.

Topics covered include:
Should You File for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?;
The Automatic Stay;
Your Property and Bankruptcy;
Secured Debts;
Complete and File Your Bankruptcy Paperwork;
Handling Your Case in Court;
Life After Bankruptcy;
Which Debts Are Discharged.

Forms include:
Form 1-Voluntary Petition;
Exhibit C to Voluntary Petition;
Schedule A-Real Property;
Schedule B-Personal Property;
Schedule C-Property Claimed as Exempt;
Schedule D-Creditors Holding Secured Claims;
Schedule E-Creditors Holding Unsecured Priority Claims;
Schedule F-Creditors Holding Unsecured Nonpriority Claims;
Schedule G-Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases;
Schedule H-Codebtors;
Schedule I-Current Income of Individual Debtors(s);
Schedule J-Current Expenditures of Individual Debtor(s);
Declaration Concerning Debtor's Schedules;
Summary of Schedules and Statistical Summary of Certain Liabilities;
Form 3A-Application to Pay Filing Fee in Installments;
Form 3B-Application for Waiver of the Chapter 7 Filing Fee;
Form 7-Statement of Financial Affairs;
Form 8-Chapter 7 Individual Debtor's Statement of Intention;
Form 16A-Caption;
Form B20A-Notice of Motion or Objection;
Form B21-Statement of Social Security Number;
Form B22A-Statement of Current Monthly Income and Means Test Calculation;
Form B23-Debtor's Certification of Completion of Instructional Course Concerning Personal Financial Management;
Form B201-Notice to Individual Consumer Debtor Under § 342(b) of the Bankruptcy Code;
Form B240-Reaffirmation Agreement;
Mailing Matrix;
Amendment Cover Sheet;
Notice of Change of Address;
Supplemental Schedule for Property Acquired After Bankruptcy Discharge.


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Format Paperback
Author Elias, Renauer, Leonard
ISBN 9781413319378
Edition 18th ed., 2013
Publisher Nolo