Every bankruptcy case has creditors. Some creditors may be paid through the bankruptcy, others are not so lucky. Some creditors are secured against collateral, such as a car or house; while others are unsecured, such as a credit card or medical bill; others are priority claims such as taxes, child support or alimony.
Contempt bankruptcy court order ends in prison time: In re Kenny G. Enterprises 16-55007 (9th Cir 7/26/2017) Kenneth Gharib refused to comply with a bankruptcy court order to turn over $1,420,000 belonging to a chapter 7 estate. The judge imposed sanctions for the contempt: civil contempt sanctions of $1,420,000, $1,000 a day until he complied, […]
In re: Sundquist v. Bank of America, NA | Bank of America Hit with $45 Million in Punitive Damages for Stay Violations In re: ERIK SUNDQUIST and RENÉE SUNDQUIST, Debtors SUNDQUIST v. BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.; RECONTRUST COMPANY, N.A.; BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP, Defendants, United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of California,March […]
The following applies to Arizona lawsuits and collection rights. When a creditor sues and obtains a judgment there are several options available in order to collect on the judgment. The one that is the most scary for the consumer is the “judgment debtor’s examination”.