Direct Payments Made by Creditors for Secured Claims

Upon confirmation of a Chapter 13 plan, any secured debt in which a debtor is making direct payments the following will occur: The automatic stay under 11 USC 362 and 11 USC 1301 is terminated as to the collateral of the secured debt. The claim will not be discharged....

What Actions Must a Debt Collector Avoid

Even if you owe the money, there are some actions that a debt collector cannot take pursuant to the Fair Debt Collect Practices Act. A debt collector may only contact you between the hours of 8:00 am and 9:00 pm. The debt collector may not contact you at work also. A...

What is the automatic stay?

Upon the filing of your Chapter 7  or 13 Bankruptcy, an automatic stay goes into place which means that most creditors are prohibited from taking any action to collect a debt that you owe. If a creditor tries to collect a debt in violation of the automatic stay then...