Browse through our Bankruptcy Video FAQ for the answers to the most common bankruptcy questions. Click the ‘tags’ dropdown to browse through the different categories.

June 22, 2017

Can creditors sue me after I file for bankruptcy?

Our Professional Answer: Bankruptcy is going to discharge 100% of all your legal obligations to pay your debt. That means a creditor has no right to sue you once you file bankruptcy, because you don’t owe […]
June 22, 2017

Can I lose my IRA, 401(k), or other retirement account in bankruptcy?

Our Professional Answer: One of the great things about bankruptcy regardless of what chapter your filing, bankruptcy and state laws allow that you can keep all retirement assets like a 401K, an IRA, or a 401C, […]
June 22, 2017

Can I keep my credit cards if I file for bankruptcy?

Our Professional Answer: Generally, if you file for bankruptcy, you can keep your car. Cars that have loans on them that encumber the value which is more typical than not, are not assets in a bankruptcy. […]
June 22, 2017

Can I keep my car if I file for bankruptcy?

Our Professional Answer:   Generally if you file for bankruptcy, you can keep your car. Cars that have loans on them that encumber the value which is more typical than not, are not assets in a […]
June 22, 2017

Can I represent myself in a bankruptcy case?

Our Professional Answer: Generally, you can represent yourself in a bankruptcy case. But let me warn you, bankruptcy is a very convoluted set of rules and laws. The reason people file bankruptcy is because they’ve been […]
June 22, 2017

Can I save my home and other assets by filing under Chapter 13?

Our Professional Answer: A chapter 13 is often the most preferential choice where there’s a foreclosure looming against your house. You can put your past due payments in your plan and you can structure your chapter […]
June 22, 2017

Can I save my home and other assets by filing for bankruptcy under Chapter 13?

Our Professional Answer: Chapter 13 bankruptcy is used by a lot of people who want to save their home and other assets. It allows you to make payments to your creditors of your disposable income and […]
June 22, 2017

Can my landlord evict me from my apartment after I file for bankruptcy?

Our Professional Answer: If you’re renting a property and you haven’t paid your rent in a while, bankruptcy will allow you to pay your past due rent over the time of the plan. You must pay […]
June 22, 2017

Can my boss fire me for filing bankruptcy?

Our Professional Answer: Typically, nobody gets fired because they filed bankruptcy. However, some states have at will employment, meaning that you can be fired for anything. Typically though, bankruptcy is not the reason.