Common Bankruptcy Mistake – Transferring an asset out of your name


In order to protect an asset a person thinking about filing bankruptcy may transfer an asset out of her name and into the name of another. This can include a home, vacation home, car, boat, plan, motorcycle, or even cash in the bank.


This is a huge bankruptcy mistake.


This would be an attempt to defraud your creditors. It could result in, a denial of the bankruptcy discharge, loss of the asset, or even criminal actions.


The good news. The asset, would be bankruptcy debtors are trying to hide can typically be exempted in a chapter 7 bankruptcy or protected in chapter 13 filing. In short if you try to hide something from the Court you are risking a lot with no possible reward.


Before taking any action with your assets talk to a qualified attorney.