Legal Question in Bankruptcy in California

Chapter 13 dismissal


My Chapter 13 just got dismmised on January 7, 2008. The reason was the court wanted my last 3 years tax return to be filed by January 6th deadline. I mailed these taxes to the state and fed

early dec 5, 2007. Fed confirmed receipt 1/2/08 but state confirm receipt 1/9. My lawyer moves slow...and my house is about to get foreclosed. What can I do...Help!!

Asked on 1/16/08, 8:23 pm

2 Answers from Attorneys

Amy Ghosh Law Offices of Amy Ghosh

Re: Chapter 13 dismissal

You need to refile ASAP!! Call me if you need help.

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Answered on 1/16/08, 8:50 pm

Brian Whitaker Lifeline Legal, LLP

Re: Chapter 13 dismissal

There's something missing here. If you appeared at a Hearing on 1/6 (or shortly thereafter) and told the judge what you've said here, it is unlikely that he would have granted a dismissal of the case for that reason alone.

File again ... and be prepared to file a motion to extent the automatic stay.

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Answered on 1/16/08, 8:53 pm

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