Legal Question in Bankruptcy in Virginia

Homestead Deed

I need to file a homestead deed to protect my life insurance policy and my 2007 tax return. How do I go about doing this and can I do it myself and if I can do it myself where can I get the forms?

Asked on 11/13/06, 3:40 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

John Sawyer Sawyer & Azarcon, P.C.

Re: Homestead Deed

You need to consult with an attorney first. A homestead deed can be used one time only. It does not cure or fix financial problems which you clearly have.

You need to consult with an attorney -- preferably a bankruptcy attorney -- to develop a plan to address all of your indebtedness and assist you in rebuilding your credit. Simply filing a homestead deed is the same as putting your finger in the dike.

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Answered on 11/13/06, 4:36 pm

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