Is the bankruptcy class the same thing when filing a chapter 7? 20 Answers as of June 14, 2013

Is the bk class the same thing when filing chap 7

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Law Office of Susan G. Taylor
Law Office of Susan G. Taylor | Susan G. Taylor
You must do a 1-hour credit counseling class before filing and a 2-hour class after filing; I recommend The Mesquite Group.org.
Answer Applies to: Texas
Replied: 6/6/2012
Olson Law Firm | Edward M Olson
The bankruptcy code requires two bankruptcy "courses" that must be taken. One is completed before filing and the second is completed after filing. Otherwise, you will not get a Chapter 7 discharge.
Answer Applies to: Michigan
Replied: 6/5/2012
Rosenberg & Press
Rosenberg & Press | Max L. Rosenberg
The bankruptcy classes are always the same thing in each chapter. I believe you are asking if they are the same in chapter 7, Chapter 13, and chapter 11. They are always the same.
Answer Applies to: Connecticut
Replied: 6/5/2012
Alvin Lundgren | Alvin Lundgren
Yes the prefiling and post filing classes are the same for Ch 7 and Ch 13.
Answer Applies to: Utah
Replied: 6/4/2012
Janet A. Lawson Bankruptcy Attorney
Janet A. Lawson Bankruptcy Attorney | Janet Lawson
I'm not sure I understand the question. There are 2 classes. The first one to get into bankruptcy and the second one, "debtor education" necessary to get a discharge.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 6/1/2012
    Law Office of Jeffrey Solomon
    Law Office of Jeffrey Solomon | Jeffrey Solomon
    You must take two courses. One before filing. The second is for debtor education and cannot be taken before filing, and must be taken after filing to obtain your discharge. There is a deadline so you do want to take it promptly, preferably before the meeting of creditors.
    Answer Applies to: Florida
    Replied: 5/31/2012
    Macey Bankruptcy Law
    Macey Bankruptcy Law | Adela D. Estopinan
    You must take two courses to receive a discharge in bankruptcy.The courses are the same for personal bankruptcy under either chapter 7 or chapter 13.
    Answer Applies to: Florida
    Replied: 5/30/2012
    Steven Harrell, Attorney at Law | Waymon Steven Harrell
    Yes, they are the same for Chapter 13 and Chapter 7.
    Answer Applies to: Georgia
    Replied: 5/30/2012
    Law Office of Pho Ethan Tran PLLC
    Law Office of Pho Ethan Tran PLLC | Pho Ethan Tran
    The same credit counseling and financial management courses are required for both Chapter 7 and 13.
    Answer Applies to: Texas
    Replied: 5/30/2012
    The Law Offices of Katie M. Stone
    The Law Offices of Katie M. Stone | Katie M. Stone
    Whether you file a chapter 7 or a chapter 13 bankruptcy, you are required to take a pre-filing counseling course before you file your bankruptcy petition and a pre-discharge counseling course after you file your bankruptcy petition. There are a lot of companies out there that offer these courses online or over the phone for a fee. Just make sure that the company you use is licensed in the district where you file your petition. I hope you found this answer useful.
    Answer Applies to: Florida
    Replied: 5/30/2012
    Charles Schneider, P.C.
    Charles Schneider, P.C. | Charles J. Schneider
    The same thing as what?
    Answer Applies to: Michigan
    Replied: 6/14/2013
    The Law Office of Darren Aronow, PC
    The Law Office of Darren Aronow, PC | Darren Aronow
    The same thing as what? You have to take a debtors education class before you file chapter 7 or chapter 13 and a financial management class after your debtors education class.
    Answer Applies to: New York
    Replied: 5/30/2012
    Ryan Legal Services, Inc.
    Ryan Legal Services, Inc. | Kevin Ryan
    A Debtor with primarily consumer debts must complete a pre-bankruptcy credit counseling Briefing (can be done with several approved providers; we refer clients to www.cricketdebt.com ; A Debtor also must complete a Debtor Financial Management Course which can be done online at www.ALPsite.com ($7.95) or at www.BEAdviser.com ($11.00)
    Answer Applies to: Ohio
    Replied: 5/30/2012
    The Needleman Law Office | Scott Needleman
    There are various chapters of bankruptcy depending on your facts.
    Answer Applies to: Ohio
    Replied: 5/30/2012
    Moore Taylor Law Firm, P.A.
    Moore Taylor Law Firm, P.A. | Jane Downey
    You take a prefiling credit counseling class to be eligible to file any chapter.
    Answer Applies to: South Carolina
    Replied: 5/30/2012
    J.M. Cook, P.A. | J.M. Cook
    No. While it varies by district, the financial management class in a Chapter 7 is normally a video presentation online while the financial management class in Chapter 13 is a live presentation.
    Answer Applies to: North Carolina
    Replied: 5/30/2012
    Attorney At Law | Harry D. Roth
    Yes, same class.
    Answer Applies to: California
    Replied: 5/30/2012
    Diefer Law Group, P.C.
    Diefer Law Group, P.C. | Abel Fernandez
    The credit counseling is the class you take before filing your case.
    Answer Applies to: California
    Replied: 5/30/2012
    Law Office of D.L. Drain, P.A.
    Law Office of D.L. Drain, P.A. | Diane L. Drain
    No. The law requires that every consumer debtor take two classes. One before filing the bankruptcy and the second after the case is filed. It is wise to talk to an experienced bankruptcy attorney before deciding to take this important step.
    Answer Applies to: Arizona
    Replied: 5/30/2012
    R. Jason de Groot, P.A
    R. Jason de Groot, P.A | R. Jason de Groot
    No. The bankruptcy class you ask about must be the mandatory contact you have to make with a consumer credit counselling agency before you file a bankruptcy, or the class in personal financial management that you must take after you file but before you get a discharge.
    Answer Applies to: Florida
    Replied: 5/30/2012
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