What do you do when you discover old judgment liens on your home long after you filed bankruptcy? Your bankruptcy case is closed. You’re recovering nicely. Then you find there’s a judgment lien on your house from before your bankruptcy that you didn’t know about. And the law says that liens survive a bankruptcy case, […]
When Is Individual Business Owner Liable for California Sales Tax
Even when corporate retailers collect California sales taxes from customers, the individuals running the entity face liability for that debt. That's because, , if the business doesn't pay, state law allows collection from the business owners themselves … Read Full Article
New California Homestead In Action
The California homestead increase effective January, 2021brought the homestead closer into line with the cost of a home in the Golden State. It's a change for the better. But how will the change impact the balance of homestead law? Time, or further … Read Full Article
Do I qualify for bankruptcy in the Bay Area?
The higher-than-average wages in the Bay Area don't disqualify you from bankruptcy, despite rampant misinformation about the bankruptcy means test. The means test, added to bankruptcy law in 2005, was (poorly) designed to keep above-average earners out of … Read Full Article