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Rental Property in Bankruptcy

What happens to rental property in bankruptcy, like most facets of bankruptcy law, depends on whether you file Chapter 7 bankruptcy or Chapter 13 bankruptcy. Furthermore, the state in which you file bankruptcy, the amount of debt you have, and the amount of equity you...

How to Avoid Wage Garnishments

A garnishment is the legal process for collecting a monetary judgment on behalf of a plaintiff from a defendant. Garnishments allow the plaintiff, or the “garnishor”, to take money or property from the debtor in order to satisfy a debt. The most common type of...

Getting Repo'd Car Back

One of the most popular ways of getting repo’d car back is by filing Ch 13 in California. Regardless of whether it is a small car, SUV, truck, van or motorcycle, you can always get it back. One way is by filing for chapter 13 bankruptcy. And what’s more? You can also...

Using Bankruptcy to Keep the Lights On

  When you’re behind on your utility bills, it can be a severely stressful situation. Odds are, that if your utilities are being shut off, this is just the tip of the financial issue iceberg for you. On a positive note, by filing bankruptcy, you can be protected...

Sale of Property in Bankruptcy

At Liviakis Law Firm, we work with real estate owners who have complex debt problems and wish to obtain financial stability through use of the Bankruptcy Code. Whether residential or commercial property, Chapter 11 bankruptcy and Chapter 13 bankruptcy provide the...

Protecting Home in Bankruptcy May Become Easier

When people in the Sacramento area file bankruptcy, often one of their chief concerns is whether they will be able to protect the equity in their homes. The primary tool for protecting that equity is called the “Homestead Exemption.” There are federal exemptions and...