Category Archives: Eviction and Bankruptcy

Can I Pay Back-Rent in a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Plan?

Back rents can be repaid in full in a Chapter 13 bankruptcy in order to stop an eviction and preserve your right to remain in rental housing.

Click here to read more about back rent in Chapter 13 bankruptcy on the new Michigan Bankruptcy Blog of Michigan bankruptcy attorneys The Hilla Law Firm, PLLC.

If you are a southeast Michigan resident and are considering filing for bankruptcy, please feel free to contact me at (866) 674-2317 or john@hillalaw.com to schedule a free, initial consultation.

What Is My Redemption Period in Michigan if I Have More Than 3 Acres of Land?

The length of the redemption period in Michigan is no longer simply 6 months if you have less than 3 acres of land and 12 months if you have more. In December, 2011, the Michigan legislature made a change to the statute governing the redemption period in Michigan.

Read more about the new rules concerning the redemption period in Michigan here on the new Michigan Bankruptcy Blog of The Hilla Law Firm, PLLC, Michigan bankruptcy attorneys.

If you are a southeast Michigan resident and are considering filing for bankruptcy, please contact me at (866) 674-2317 or john@hillalaw.com to schedule a free, initial consultation.

What Happens if My Creditors Keep Calling after I File my Bankruptcy Petition?

Creditors must stop harassing you the moment that you file for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy in Michigan and may be liable for severe sanctions and damages if they do not.

However, there are some instances in which they may not be required to cease collection efforts—and also some instances in which they simply fail to do so.

To read more regarding creditor collections harassment and Michigan bankruptcy, click here to read our full article on this topic on the new Michigan bankruptcy blog of The Hilla Law Firm, PLLC.

If you are a southeast Michigan resident and are considering filing for bankruptcy, please contact us at (866) 674-2317 or john@hillalaw.com to schedule a free, initial consultation.

Can Bankruptcy Stop Me from Being Evicted?

The “automatic stay” that goes into effect upon filing of bankruptcy may stop or slow your eviction. However, landlords have explicit rights to possession of their properties under the Bankruptcy Code.

To read more about bankrutpcy and eviction under Michigan law, click here to read our full post on this topic on the new Michigan bankruptcy blog of Michigan Bankruptcy Attorneys The Hilla Law Firm, PLLC.

If you are considering bankruptcy and have questions regarding the possibility of eviction before, during, or after your bankruptcy processs, please contact me at john@hillalaw.com or (866) 674-2317 to schedule a free, initial consultation.