Unpacking The Enhanced California Homestead

On January 1, 2021, California’s homestead exemption grew from a prior low of $75,000 to a minimum of $300,000, to as much as $600,000, depending on county wide home prices. A big part of the change is that the increased homestead is available to homeowners regardless of age, health, or marital status. But with the […]

Case Closed: Too Soon

Do I have to wait til the bankruptcy discharge is entered to avoid a lien under §522(f)? It might be logical but do so at your peril, I replied.  Actually “peril” is an overstatement, but in this date of electronic dockets, most clerk’s offices are closing no asset Chapter 7 cases just as soon as […]