Due to the outbreak of the coronavirus many people are wondering what the impact of it may have on their bankruptcy case. This is a very good question as many the courts have had to adjust their rules in light of the global pandemic. At the Law Offices of Nicholas J Del Pizzo, a Baltimore bankruptcy law firm, we have put together a list of frequently asked questions that will help our clients navigate the new bankruptcy rules. If you have any questions regarding coronavirus and the impact it may have on your bankruptcy case please contact our law firm for help today.
Are the bankruptcy courts still open?
Yes, however most court hearings are being held via the phone and not in person. They are also using digital technology such as zoom conference calls.
Can I still file for bankruptcy?
Yes, the courts are still accepting bankruptcy cases and motions to be filed.
Is my 341 hearing being postponed due to coronavirus?
All pending 431(a) meetings of creditors has been postpaid to a later date to be determined.
Can I keep my economic relief payment?
The trustee may or may not seek a turnover of any economic relief payments related to coronavirus. This will be determined on a case by case basis.
What if I cannot make a payment plan due to coronavirus?
Each trustee has different rules and guidelines for how they will assist debtors impacted by COVID-19. You should consult with an experienced bankruptcy lawyer regarding this.
Do I still need to make mortgage payments during this time?
What should I do if I need help filing for bankruptcy due to coronavirus?
If you are considering bankruptcy, you should contact an experienced attorney right away. They can help guide you through the bankruptcy process and answer any questions you may have regarding the process.
About The Law Offices of Nicholas J Del Pizzo
The burden of overwhelming debt can be too much to handle. That is where the Law Offices of Nicholas J Del Pizzo come in to help. At our Baltimore bankruptcy law firm, our knowledge and experience with bankruptcy law can help you get the fresh start you need by wiping out your debts, reorganizing your finances, or saving your home. To learn more about our services please schedule your initial consultation with us today.