Discharging Sales Tax in California

As a business owner, you sometimes have to pay sales tax to the state for products and certain services you sell. If you do not pay the California Board of Equalization (“BOE”) the sales tax, are you responsible as the … Continue reading

Should I File for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

Should I File for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

Posted by on Dec 3, 2013 in Chapter 13, Chapter 7 | No Comments

By Jeena Cho There are pros and cons to most decisions. Bankruptcy is no exception. We have many different types of bankruptcy because the law recognizes that there are many different types of debt problems. When does Chapter 7 make sense? … Continue reading

Bankruptcy Alphabet: V is for Valuation

Posted by on Sep 30, 2013 in Chapter 13, Chapter 7 | No Comments

By Jeff Curl, San Mateo bankruptcy attorney In bankruptcy, we talk a lot about valuing assets. How do you value your home in bankruptcy? How about your car? How about your personal property or the “stuff” you own? Valuation is … Continue reading

Can I Keep My House in Chapter 7?

Can I Keep My House in Chapter 7?

Posted by on Jul 27, 2013 in Chapter 13, Chapter 7, General Bankruptcy | No Comments

Can I Keep My House in Chapter 7? Frequently, I get calls from clients who has a “quick question” – Can I keep my house in Chapter 7? What I find to be curious is that for most folks, their … Continue reading

Going Up! Chapter 13 debt limits and exemptions

Going Up! Chapter 13 debt limits and exemptions

By: Jeff Curl Numbers are going up in bankruptcy, in a good way. Chapter 13 Debt Limits Chapter 13 imposes a maximum amount of debt you are permitted to have on the date of filing. Every three years the debts … Continue reading