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Chapter 7 Debtor Can Lose Right To Amend Schedules

If the debtor and his attorney screw up the debtor's exemption on his bankruptcy schedules the attorney usually can fix the problem by amending schedules. A bankruptcy court found that the right to amend can expire at some point in … Continue reading

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Chapter 13 Debtor May Avoid Lien Created by State Court Judgment on Manufactured Home – Dickson v. Countrywide Home Loans

Our Riverside County foreclosure defense attorneys were interested to see an appeals court decision affirming a victory for a mortgage borrower who sought to strip off a lien on her manufactured home. In Dickson v. Countrywide Home Loans, Countrywide unsuccessfully … Continue reading

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Refusal to testify at debtor exam shouldn't be punished as contempt, Oregon Court of Appeals holds

A witness at a debtor examination was improperly held in contempt for invoking her privilege against self-incrimination, according to a case decided today by the Oregon Court of Appeals. In Redwine v. Starboard, LLC, plaintiff obtained a judgment against Starboard … Continue reading

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Lies, lies, lies – debtor loses discharge for misrepresenting art value

Sonoma County and North Bay folks — indeed, everyone – considering bankruptcy might take a moment to consider what happened to one debtor who lied on his petition. Sydney Peters was an art dealer who lied on his Chapter 7 … Continue reading

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