The two most common branches of bankruptcy are Chapter 7 and Chapter 13, and Chapter 13 is often used when a person is not eligible for Chapter 7 or when a Chapter 7 case would not provide the relief the person needs. If you are considering Chapter 13 and are not sure if you should pursue this branch, here are some questions to evaluate that will help you know if you qualify for this branch of bankruptcy.
Do you have a family member that recently passed away, but they did not leave a will to help divide their assets? If so, you will need to go through the probate process to decide what to do. Here is what you need to know about the probate process to divide an estate.
The Reason for Probate
Without a will, there is no way to tell what someone wanted to do with their estate after they pass away.
At a time in your life when you can be in a financial bind because you have been injured and unable to work, looking for an attorney will naturally bring about money-related questions. It is perfectly understandable to be in this position, and your attorney will be happy to answer any questions you have. Here is a look at some money-related questions you may have when contacting an auto accident lawyer.
If you've recently filed for a Chapter 13 bankruptcy, you may be in the process of giving yourself a fresh financial start in life. However, because Chapter 13 bankruptcy can take years to complete, other circumstances in your life might change during the bankruptcy process.
If you're considering filing for divorce during a Chapter 13 bankruptcy, here are some things to keep in mind.
Creditor and Debtor Dilemma
If your divorce proceedings leave your spouse owing you money (or vice versa) and one or both of you are in the process of completing a Chapter 13 bankruptcy, you are in a creditor and debtor dilemma.
From joint wear-and-tear injuries from retrieving heavy objects to lung damage from smoke inhalation, firefighters can be especially susceptible to the types of on-the-job injuries that are normally covered by workers' compensation insurance. But, until very recently, Montana — like many other states — had a far more stringent list of regulations governing the workers' compensation structure for firefighters, making it tough for firefighters to receive payment for cancer and other occupational health hazards, even when they hired an attorney.