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State Cannot Garnish Pay for Chapter 13 Debtors: Child Support

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All creditors, even the State, must abide by the Bankruptcy Court rules. Background:      Debtor was behind in Child Support Payments. State garnished debtor’s wages Debtor filed a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Child Support Payments were included in the Plan as well as the arrearages State continued to garnish debtor’s paycheck Debtor requested State stop garnishments […]

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Picasso Signed His Paintings – You Must Sign Your Bankruptcy Petition

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Although many courts allow fax signatures and other document signing other than the actual “wet” signature, Bankruptcy Courts do not.   When you sign your petition, like an artist, it must have your actual signature.   Background: Attorney electronically filed a debtor’s petition and related schedules with signatures that had been created using software. Software he […]