Latest Bankruptcy Articles by Hale Andrew Antico

Attorney Hale Andrew Antico writes bankruptcy articles on recent developments, bankruptcy info, case law, or sometimes a deep dive analysis on a particular point of bankruptcy law.

Here are some of his most recent bankruptcy articles:

Recent posts

No interest is bad if you're on a date, and what unsecured debts are supposed to get

May They Have Your Interest? Unsecured Debts in Chapter 13

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In Chapter 13 bankruptcy, do unsecured creditors -- like credit cards and personal loans -- get unmatured interest on their debt? Law says no, some courts try

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A home lien cramdown is not like a building collapse

9th Cir BAP: Yes, Cramdown a Lien Secured by Residence in 1322

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In Chapter 13, the 9th Cir BAP said it's possible to bifurcate and cramdown a home loan and remove the secured debt if the loan matures during the plan.

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Social Security Income and Bankruptcy: What You Need to Know

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Does Social Security income come into a bankruptcy, and if so, in the means test, the schedules or both? The SS income answer can make or break a Chapter 7.

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Family giving and transferring to one another, which may be an bankruptcy insider transfer

Bankruptcy Insider for Preferences: Key Things to Know

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An insider in bankruptcy, either statutory or non-statutory, can gets time extended, and transfers be reversed and money taken to pay the bankruptcy debts.

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Separation: When Exactly Does Community Property End in Calif

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When is a couple separated in Calif? Must they live apart for separation, or can they share the same home to end community property presumption? Facts matter.

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401(k) Retirement Loans & Contributions in Bankruptcy: Explained

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Are 401(k) retirement Loans & voluntary contributions to retirement allowed in bankruptcy? In the Ninth Circuit, sometimes, and there's hope on the horizon.

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Hale Antico Voted CDCBAA President for Third Term

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Attorney Hale Antico was voted President of cdcbaa by his peers for a third term. Mr. Antico has proudly served on its board of directors for over ten years.

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Welsh is a gift from the 9th Circuit for every bankruptcy attorney

Chapter 13, Social Security, & Luxury Debt: A Case you Must Know

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After 10 years, why Welsh is the greatest Chapter 13 case ever & why you absolutely need to know its impact on good faith, Social Security, and luxury debts.

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Chapter 7 Median Income Drops November 1, Impacting Means Test

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The Median Income numbers for the means test change November 1. In California this will impact 1-person households trying to qualify for Chapter 7 bankruptcy.

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Inheritance, Bankruptcy and Chapter 13

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Do inheritances go to debts or can the debtor keep it in bankruptcy? What if they get an inheritance after confirmation and 180 days? Here's the answer.

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Definitive Guide on How Often You Can Do Bankruptcy & Years to Wait

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How often can you file bankruptcy? How many years to wait between filing bankruptcy cases? The timing depends on a couple of factors.

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Essential 11 Steps to Filing Bankruptcy in California

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Step-by-step guide to filing bankruptcy in California, written by a Los Angeles bankruptcy attorney.

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