Phoenix Bankruptcy Law News

May 2013 Archives

Can a Landlord Evict a Tenant in Bankruptcy?

Evicting a tenant going through bankruptcy is a sensitive matter. Whether a tenant has filed for bankruptcy before or after an eviction judgment affects the steps a landlord must take to regain possession of the rental unit.

Here are the general rules on if and when a landlord can evict a tenant in bankruptcy:

3 Ways to Modify Your Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Plan

During a Chapter 13 bankruptcy, you don't fork over any property, but instead make a structured repayment plan. In an ideal world, you pay off your debts in three to five years, and that's that. But certain situations can make you fall behind in your repayment plan payments. Fortunately, there are a number of ways to accommodate such circumstances.

Here are three potential ways to modify your Chapter 13 bankruptcy plan: