Bankruptcy Article


Creditor Resources

A creditor in a bankruptcy case is a person or entity to whom the debtor owes money or who claims to be owed money by the debtor.

If you have received a notice from the court that lists you as a creditor in a particular bankruptcy case and the notice includes a proof of claim form, it means that the debtor has listed you in the debtor's bankruptcy case as someone who the debtor owes money.

To see more resources go to the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Arizona website.


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  • I only have one car loan as far as debt. I only get child support as far as income ($300). I go to school full time. A year ago the house I was renting burnt down. It was an accident on my son's(17) part. I have received a bill for about $170,000 to repay the damages. Would Bankruptcy be an option? Can I file with only having this one bill? Would I lose my car since that is all I own now? Do I wait till the bill is older since I just got it?
  • Has there been a change in the Law That now allows an inheritance from a Sibling to be exempt? If so, in what amount? Thank you.
  • Does your (401K ERISA) remain exempt when filing BK7 if you pledged it as collateral to a private loan you made with someone?
  • I got an eviction notice for non-payment of rent. I filed ch.7 bankruptcy and my rent is due 6/1, but i'm moving out so do i have to pay my 6/1 rent?
  • I receive child support and am filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy due to disability. Do I claim child support as income?
  • we have a 2 million dollar debt against 5 acres and our house will we loose the house if we file? Also we have 80,000in unsecured debt. How can we resolve this? we are 65 years old, and are moderatley employede.
  • how do I apply for assistance with bankruptcy?
  • When filing bankruptcy do I need to include the leased land I have in South Dakota on the schedule?
  • I am currently in debt with over 9 payday loan companies. Obviously it is starting to snowball and starting to overdraw my checking account. Is it possible to file bankruptcy on payday loans and if so what chapter would it be?
  • Should I file for bankruptcy if I cannot pay my debts?

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