Tag Archive: income

Are you eligible for Ch. 7 or Ch. 13 bankruptcy?

Eligibility can turn on 1) who is filing the bankruptcy, 2) the kinds and amounts of debts, 3) the amount of income, and 4) the amount of expenses.

Slight median income changes coming Nov. 1

It will be just a little bit easier or a little bit harder to qualify to file a Chapter 7 “straight bankruptcy” as of November 1, 2011.

Tip income can’t necessarily be garnished in New Jersey

I have to admit, I picked this case for this post mainly because of its cool name, Big M, Inc. t/a Annie Sez v. Texas Roadhouse Holding, LLC. But it also has something interesting to say about debt collection.
The New Jersey Supreme Court decided Big M on July 16, 2010. The issue in […]

Variable income and the Chapter 7 means test

How those with variable income can pass the Chapter 7 means test.

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