Posts Tagged 'Bankruptcy Trustee'

Furniture In Bankruptcy

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Last week on Mr. Whitmore’s calendar a creditor appeared to ask a debtor questions. Mr. Whitmore conducted the hearing and asked the basic questions at the meeting of creditors. The debtor answered the questioned satisfactorily, then Trustee Whitmore asked if there were any creditors.

The creditor’s representative appeared and stated he was from a furniture company. He asked if the debtor had purchased certain items in 2014? The debtor said “yes”. The creditor then asked if he still had those items. ...

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Judge Yun’s July 28, 2015 Chapter 13 Calendar

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Judge Yun’s July 28  chapter 13 calendar

The other day I was in Judge Yun’s courtroom and he said that his July 28, 2015 chapter 13 calendar was going to be huge. Each year the Riverside chapter 13 trustee spends a day in front of the chapter 13 judges with motions to dismiss for tax case returns not being sent to the trustee. As a condition for confirmation in a less than 100% case, the debtor must send his or her ...

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Mr. Grobstein’s Yellow Laminated Spanish Instructions

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The other day on Mr. Grobstein’s calendar he had  case in which the debtors had to have a spanish translator. As we have mentioned in this blog before, the translator is provided free of charge by the United States Trustee. If you client needs a translator, just ask the trustee before your client’s hearing starts and he or she will call a translator for the your client. This service is provided by all the bankruptcy trustees in our Division.

What is ...

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Converting from Chapter 13 to Chapter 7

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Riverside Bankruptcy Trustee Steven Speier had a case the other day that was converted from chapter 13. In the chapter 13 the debtors had automobiles that had debt against them. As the chapter 13 case paid off, the autos paid off. When the case was converted the autos were fully paid off. So when the chapter 7 trustee got the case the vehicles had equity.
The attorney handling the case saw this and did an amendment to protect what he ...

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Chapter 7 Trustee Todd Frealy’s Contact Info

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Hello Friends,

Here is Chapter 7 Trustee Todd Frealy’s contact information:

Todd A. Frealy 
3403 Tenth Street
Suite 709
Riverside, CA 92501
Phone: (951) 784-4122
Fax: (951) 784-7143

From time to time, people call me asking for Mr. Frealy’s information.

Above is his information.

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installment loans Bankruptcy Information Sheet

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As we have said in previous posts, ask your client to read the US Trustee’s Information Sheet. The green form. If your client has not read it, then chapter 7 trustee Mr. Frealy places you client at the end of the line. This form is in English, Spanish and many other languages. http://www.woolieewe.com/approved-cash-advance.html

What you might not know is that in the hearing room, the trustee has a white booklet that has the bankruptcy information in several ...

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Bankruptcy Trustees and Internet Searches

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The other day on the Chapter 7 Trustee Howard Grobstein, the United States Trustee’s representative asked a debtor about a house that he may have owned.

Debtor said that he used to own the property but he transferred it. The UST rep. said she searched on the public data bases and that he was still the owner. This house was not listed in the petition. Trustee Grobstein then asked for more information on this transfer.

Later in the hearing, Trustee asked if ...

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Meet with your clients

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Today on Riverside Trustee Robert Whitmore’s calendar the US Trustee Interviewed a pro se debtor who had his petition prepared by an attorney. The attorney charged more than the “pro se” petition preparers rate of $200.00.

The US Trustee’s representative asked if the debtor had met with the attorney. The debtor said “no”. Mr. Whitmore then asked if the debtor had talked to the debtor over the phone? The Debtor said “no”. The US Trustee’s representative closed his investigation for the ...

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Chapter 13 Claims Objection and Stripped Lien

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Recently Judge Houle ruled on a claims objection in Chapter 13. I relay his comments from his tentative. The issue revolved around whether a second mortgage that had not been paid on for over four years, may also be disallowed for violating the California Statute of limitations.

Debtor stripped the second and the second mortgage filed an unsecured claim, but in the claim it said that debtors had not made a payment in over four years before the filing of the ...

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Chapter 7 Trustee know their cases

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In previous posts we have talked about the Chapter 7 Trustee’s Handbook. Here is the first part of the handbook which the overview of the Chapter 7 Trustee program:

“Although this Handbook is not intended to be a complete statutory reference, the trustee’s primary statutory duties are set forth in part in section 704 of the Bankruptcy Code and are detailed more thoroughly in other parts of this Handbook. A chapter 7 trustee must be personally involved in carrying out the ...

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