Author Archives: Chris Wampler

Get Your Priorities Straight in Structured Dismissal

One option that a bankruptcy filer generally has in a plan bankruptcy (Chapter 11 or 13) is to make a deal with creditors and then dismiss the bankruptcy case. In a chapter 11 case, a “structured dismissal”may be entered where … Continue reading

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Stuck with All of the Mortgage

Bankruptcy provides an opportunity for a filer to reduce a lien to the value of the property. It is difficult to do this, however, when the property is your home. The recent case of In re Birmingham illustrates this. Attempting … Continue reading

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