Oklahoma Bankruptcy Law, Can I File Bankruptcy Without My Spouse Filing

You Can File Bankruptcy without Your Spouse: At my Bankruptcy Law office I have been asked this questions a countless number of times.  A short answer to this question is yes.  In an Oklahoma bankruptcy, the law allows a married party to file without their spouse also filing. The reasons married people may want to file without their spouse also filing differ greatly.  Among the reasons may…

Read More

Oklahoma Bankruptcy Law And Taxes-Discharging taxes in chapter 7 Bankruptcy

Tulsa Bankruptcy Attorneys-Will My Back Taxes Be Discharged In Bankruptcy: Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: Can you discharge Tax Debt? On any Chapter 7 Bankruptcy consultations, the prospective Debtor is always advised of a general caveat that certain debts classified as priority debts are not dischargeable including domestic support obligations such as child support and taxes due to the government and in most instances they are…

Read More

Oklahoma Bankruptcy Law-Chapter 7 Means Test Qualifications

Oklahoma Bankruptcy And Family Income Qualifications: How Does Family Size Impact Chapter 7 Bankruptcy in Oklahoma In order to file Chapter 7 Bankruptcy you must first be able to pass the Means Test, which measures the Debtor’s income against the Median Family Income Based on State/Territory and Family Size. The median family income is set by the IRS and the Census Bureau reports and from…

Read More

Means Testing And Oklahoma Bankruptcy Law

Oklahoma Means Test and Bankruptcy Law The bankruptcy “means test” determines whether your income is under the designated level for you to file Chapter 7 bankruptcy. It’s designed to keep filers with higher incomes from filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy.  Whereas high income earners who fail the means test have the option of filing a Chapter 13 bankruptcy to repay a portion of their debts in…

Read More

Tulsa Bankruptcy-Value Of Your Car For the Purpose Of Bankruptcy

How do you value your car for the purposes of bankruptcy Exemptions? Since Oklahoma has opted out of the federal exemptions, it provides for their own exemption statutes under title 31 of the Oklahoma Statutes section (A)(1) and under 31 O.S. §A (1) (13) and individual may exempt a vehicle for its value up to $7,500.00 in equity. In today’s world, with numerous vehicle…

Read More

BBB Accredited Tulsa Bankruptcy:

Tulsa Bankruptcy Lawyers Better Business Bureau: The Bankruptcy Law office of EZ Oklahoma Bankruptcy gained its accreditation from the Tulsa Better Business Bureau on January 14, 2011.  The rating assigned to our firm is an A.  This rating means that the BBB has not received any consumer complaints about our Bankruptcy attorneys.  Also, the accreditation means that the Tulsa Lawyers for Bankruptcy have agreed that…

Read More

Do I Need A Lawyer To File a Bankruptcy Case In Oklahoma

Quality Bankruptcy Lawyers For All Of Oklahoma: You as an individual you do not have to have a lawyer to file for bankruptcy protection under title 11 (Bankruptcy Code) however Corporations or Partnerships are required to be represented by legal counsel in any bankruptcy proceedings.  When an individual files for bankruptcy they are called the “Pro Se” petitioner. While all the forms required for…

Read More

Tulsa Bankruptcy Should I File

How Do I know if an Oklahoma Bankruptcy is right for me? This is a question that most of my potential clients ask when they call our Tulsa Lawyers with bankruptcy questions.  Although I understand my bankruptcy clients concerns the question is one that can only be answered by looking to the clients individual circumstances based on a totality of their particular situation.  Below…

Read More

Questions The Chapter 7 Trustee Will Ask.

Oklahoma bankruptcy Questions Asked at your 341 Hearing: 1.  Do you swear or affirm to tell the truth. 2.  Please state your name for the record. 3.  Trustee will review your driver license and social security card to make   sure they are in agreement with whats found in your petition. 4.  How long have you lived in the State of Oklahoma. 5.  How long…

Read More

Tulsa Bankruptcy Questions answered:

What is the automatic stay? My clients often ask me how I can be so sure that their creditor calls and paycheck garnishments will stop once we file their Bankruptcy case.  This is because of the bankruptcy provision under law that prohibits any further collection efforts by all the creditors.  This means that if your paycheck is being garnished or your home is in foreclosure or any…

Read More