FILING FOR BANKRUPTCY: FAQS (PT. 3)
Feb. 16, 2015
Here’s the conclusion to our three-part blog series Filing for Colorado Bankruptcy: FAQs.
Filing for Colorado Bankruptcy: More Important Info
Q – What are the reasons that a bankruptcy petition wouldn’t be accepted?
A – The courts can reject bankruptcy petitions for any number of reasons, only some of which may include that:
Fraud is suspected in a given case.
The bankruptcy petition was not properly filled out.
The petitioner didn’t complete the credit counseling requirement.
The petitioner didn’t pass the means test.
The petitioner has a recent bankruptcy case and doesn’t qualify to pursue another bankruptcy at that time.
If you want to minimize the chances that your bankruptcy petition will be rejected by the court, be sure to contact the Denver bankruptcy lawyers at Garcia & Gonzales, P.C.
Q – What if I’ve already gone through bankruptcy? Can I file for another Colorado bankruptcy?
A – Possibly. It depends on how long ago your prior bankruptcy case was. In particular:
If your previous case was a Chapter 7, then you have to wait 4 years before you can file for Chapter 13 bankruptcy.
If your previous case as a Chapter 13, then you have to wait6 years before you can file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy.
Q – When filing for Colorado bankruptcy, do I need a lawyer’s help?
A – You do if you want to ensure that your Colorado bankruptcy case is resolved as favorably and efficiently as possible.
The bottom line is that, when you are going through bankruptcy, having experienced legal representation can make the difference in how much of your debt gets discharged, how much of your assets you may end up getting to keep and, ultimately, how you come out of your bankruptcy case. So make sure you position yourself for success by trusting your case in the experienced hands of our Denver bankruptcy attorneys.
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Serving individuals, families and businesses throughout the Denver metro area, as well as the state of Colorado, since 1977, our attorneys can be relied on to help you achieve the best possible outcomes to your financial issues.
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