Chapter 13 bankruptcy is for individual debtors in District of Columbia who cannot meet their financial obligations but do not wish for all their nonexempt assets to be liquidated and want to avoid those assets being foreclosed upon or their wages being garnished.
In a Chapter 13 bankruptcy, the debtor's finances are reorganized and he or she is put on a payment plan. Unlike in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, the debts are not discharged at the end.
Contact a bankruptcy lawyer in District of Columbia for legal advice on filing a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy.
NACBA serves the needs of consumer bankruptcy attorneys and works to protect the rights of consumer debtors.
Lawyer Referral Service in the District of Columbia - The Bar Association of the District of Columbia (BADC) sponsors a Lawyer Referral Service (LRS) that helps individuals and businesses find a local attorney in Washington D.C. In fact, the BADC sponsors the only Lawyer Referral Service in the District of Columbia. The LRS charges a nominal referral fee of $39.95. Call 202-296-7845 to talk with the Legal Advice Line staff and receive the referral to a local attorney with experience in the needed area of concentration.