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How a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy works in Virginia and Washington, DC. How chapter 13 bankruptcy may help you save your home from foreclosure and typically gets rid of most of your debt.

Objection to Confirmation of The Plan…Now what?

April 13th, 2015 by Robert Brandt  |  No Comments  |  Filed under Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

Roughly 30 days after filing your chapter 13 case you will have to attend a meeting of the creditors where you will meet with the chapter 13 Trustee Thomas P. Gorman. In 99 percent of cases no creditors will be present at this meeting and you will spend about two minutes answering a few questions by Mr. Gorman. After the hearing concludes most clients want to know: … Read More


TAX RETURNS, TAX LIABILITY AND TAX REFUNDS IN CHAPTER 13 CASES.

May 4th, 2014 by Robert Brandt  |  No Comments  |  Filed under Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

One of the things that is required of you while you are in chapter 13 bankruptcy (at least here in Alexandria, Virginia) is that you file your federal and state tax returns by April 15 during each and every year that you are in bankruptcy. Extensions are not permitted and the chapter 13 trustee Thomas Gorman will expect to receive copies of your returns by May 1st … Read More


How does chapter 13 Bankruptcy work in Virginia?

March 16th, 2012 by Robert Brandt  |  No Comments  |  Filed under Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

I really should have titled this blog “How does chapter 13 bankruptcy work in Alexandria, Virginia.” Why? Because in each and every jurisdiction things are done just a bit differently than in other parts of the country, or even other parts of the state for that matter. Drawing inspiration from David Letterman and his famous “top 10 list” the following are the top 10 issues to keep … Read More


Will I lose my house if I file for Bankruptcy?

July 21st, 2010 by Robert Brandt  |  2 Comments  |  Filed under Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

The short answer is no. The bankruptcy court will not make you give up your house if you file for bankruptcy. If there is little or no equity in your home at the time that you are thinking about filing for bankruptcy, then you can safely file a chapter 7 bankruptcy case. The chapter 7 bankruptcy trustee is only interested in assets with equity that cannot be … Read More




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    The Law Firm of
    Robert S. Brandt

    1513 King Street
    Alexandria, Virginia 22314
    Phone: 703-342-7330
    Fax: 703-229-4132