What is a 341 Meeting? What Happens if I Miss My 341 Meeting?
341 Meetings are One of the Most Important Obligations in Bankruptcy
When filing for bankruptcy, there are several requirements you must meet. One of the requirements that causes the most stress for filers is the 341 Meeting of Creditors. It is the one thing that individuals filing for bankruptcy dread most.
DO I HAVE TO ATTEND THE 341 MEETING OF CREDITORS?
Yes. The 341 Meeting of Creditors is the only hearing during a Chapter 7 bankruptcy that requires the attendance of the debtor.
However, if you have hired a bankruptcy lawyer to handle your case, you may not have to be physically present in court to file your paperwork or attend any additional hearings.
Stopping a Wage Garnishment – 6 Options
You have fallen behind on your bill payments, and now your employer has received a court order to withhold money from your paycheck. Those withheld funds are to be submitted as repayment of your outstanding debt to your creditors or collection agencies. This process – otherwise known as a wage garnishment or wage attachment – can strain your already strained finances beyond your breaking point. You feel lost, beaten and wrack your brain to figure out how to make ends meet now. But you still have rights and may be able to find a way of reducing or even stopping the garnishment.
The Oxford Languages Dictionary defines FRAUD as “wrongful or criminal deception intended to result in financial or personal gain.”
Bankruptcy fraud is defined as a white-collar crime that involves intentionally deceiving the bankruptcy court or creditors during the bankruptcy process.
The Role of a Bankruptcy Lawyer
Bankruptcy can be a complicated and oftentimes intimidating process, but bankruptcy lawyers are there to help guide their clients through every step along the way. Bankruptcy lawyers play a crucial role in ensuring that their clients receive the best possible outcome from their bankruptcy case. In this blog, we will explore the role of bankruptcy…