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30 08, 2013

Pre-petition vs. Post-petition Debt

2017-10-20T17:29:37+00:00 By |Bankruptcy FAQ, Basics, Debts|

What does Pre-petition vs. Post-petition debt mean in a Bankruptcy? Pre-petition debt is all debt that you have incurred prior to your bankruptcy case being filed. You must list all of your Creditors and debt when you file bankruptcy. Pre-petition debt is the debt that we are expecting to be discharged as part of your [...]

15 05, 2013

Where is a Kansas Bankruptcy Case Filed?

2017-10-20T17:30:04+00:00 By |Bankruptcy FAQ, Basics|

Bankruptcy cases are filed in U.S. Bankruptcy Court, which is a division of the Federal District Courts.  Divorce, collection, probate and similar cases are filed in one of the 31 Kansas District Courts located sporadically throughout Kansas.  The three Kansas Federal Courthouses, which contain the bankruptcy courts, are located in Kansas City, Topeka, and Wichita. [...]

23 09, 2011

Who Is a Bankruptcy Trustee?

2017-10-20T17:25:01+00:00 By |Bankruptcy FAQ, Trustee|

Bankruptcy cases are overseen by the U.S. Trustee Program, which is a part of the Department of Justice.  The U.S. Trustee program oversees the administration of bankruptcy cases throughout the United States.  The states are divided into 21 regions.  The state of Kansas is included in Region 20, with the regional office located in Wichita, [...]

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