Chapter 13 bankruptcy is bankruptcy proceeding with an individual debt adjustment with an individuals regular income. A filing under a Chapter 13 of bankruptcy code is also known an individual debt adjustment. A Chapter 13 bankruptcy petition allows filer a complete fresh start and erase all unsecured debts. Accordingly, potential filer should understand that the filing of a petition under chapter 13 may result in the loss of property. Chapter 13 also has a special provision that protects third parties who are liable with the debtor on "consumer debts.
Any individual, even if self-employed or operating an unincorporated business, is eligible for chapter 13 relief as long as the individual's unsecured debts are less than $383,175 and secured debts are less than $1,149,525.
Chapter 13 bankruptcy case involves the appointment of a trustee, to supervise the assets of the debtor, who collects the non-exempt property of the debtor, sells it and distributes the proceeds to the creditors unless they are exempt. Yes, bankruptcy code allow debtor to keep certain exempt property, and trustee will liquidate the bankruptcy filers remaining assets. You will not lose everything you own. Along with exempted properties you can also assume debts by simply reaffirming agreement. That means you can keep your house, car or even a credit card by simply reaffirming agreement.
You as Chapter 13 bankruptcy filer are now must qualify for bankruptcy before filing.The qualification is done through a means test. Annual median household income for your state is the threshold to decide whether or not you qualify. Your annual gross household income (12 times your average monthly gross income in the six-month period prior to the month in which you file for bankruptcy) should be more than the annual median household income.
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It is tough decision for many individuals, families and businesses to file or not. The goal of a bankruptcy filing varies from one debtor to another, and depends on whether a chapter 7, 11 or 13 bankruptcy is being filed.Each individual case is different. You should consider an attorney in your local area and any assumptions should not be made regarding which bankruptcy chapter is right for you.
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