Do I Get To Keep My House And Other Assets In Bankruptcy?

When an individual or married couple files for Bankruptcy, an Estate is created. In this Estate, all of the individual’s or the couple’s belongings are considered to be part of the Estate. These belongings can be protected by listing them as exempt when your Bankruptcy case is filed. There are several rules as to what […]

How to Determine if you can keep your home in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

Filing for Bankruptcy does not automatically mean that you will lose your home. If the property is your primary residence, then you can likely keep you home if there is under $150,000 equity ($300,000 equity for joint filers) in your, home and you live in New York City. First, it is important to find out the value […]