Is it illegal to take out installment loan to pay for bankruptcy and attorney fees and not include it in the bankruptcy? 4 Answers as of October 03, 2017

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Richard B. Jacobson & Associates, LLC | Richard B. Jacobson
You must list all your debts on the bankruptcy papers. If you take out alone shortly before filing a bankruptcy petition, then that is a loan that you must repay.
Answer Applies to: Wisconsin
Replied: 10/3/2017
Law Office of Stuart M. Nachbar, P.C.
Law Office of Stuart M. Nachbar, P.C. | Stuart M. Nachbar
Yes, it is because it would be deemed that you never intended to pay for it.
Answer Applies to: New Jersey
Replied: 10/3/2017
Danville Law Group | Scott Jordan
Yes!
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 10/3/2017
Patrick W. Currin, Attorney at Law | Patrick Currin
Any debts in existence at the time of filing must be disclosed under penalty of perjury.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 10/3/2017
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