Bankruptcy

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When bankruptcy debtors do not file all of the documentation required by federal law, they face the dismissal of their bankruptcy case under § 521 of Title 11, also known as the Bankruptcy Code. The “automatic dismissal” provisions under 11 U.S.C. §521(i) may apply to any bankruptcy case. An assigned…

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Filing a bankruptcy case while having unfiled tax returns may cause significant problems for bankruptcy debtors in any type of bankruptcy case, whether filed under Chapter 7, 11, or 13. In Chapter 7 cases, failing to file tax returns may cause a debtor to lose a tax refund or have his…

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The filing of a bankruptcy can be an intimidating and overwhelming process, if not carefully planned. For many, the decision to file has come only after the realization that they can no longer stay the course and they need the court’s equitable intervention. Hopefully, an experienced bankruptcy attorney has assisted…

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Filing a bankruptcy case without filing any outstanding tax returns is never a good idea, and typically causes problems for bankruptcy debtors. In any type of bankruptcy case, whether filed under Chapter 7, 11, or 13, one of the many documents required to be completed and submitted by all debtors…