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Do I have to give up my house and all of my other property and assets if I file for Bankruptcy in Michigan?

The short answer is NO! The Bankruptcy law provides that a debtor filing for bankruptcy can keep certain assets for a “fresh start” by exempting property from the  bankruptcy estate. See my related post titled “What are the bankruptcy exemptions.” If you have any questions about Bankruptcy in Michigan, call the law office of Michael J Shovan PLC right now at (877) 233-9389 and speak to an attorney who can answer your questions. Michael J Shovan PLC is a debt relief agency and we help people file for bankruptcy under the laws of the United States Constitution, Article 1, Section 8. This post is for informational purposes only and is not intended to constitute legal advice. Any relationship with this firm will be established by a…

What are the bankruptcy exemptions?

The bankruptcy law exempts certain property and other assets from your creditors. In other words, you are allowed to keep certain things to provide for your “fresh start.” Here is the list of exemptions: Homestead: Real property, including mobile homes and co-ops, or burial plots up to $20,200. Unused portion of homestead, up to $10,125, may be used for other property. Personal Property: Motor vehicle up to $3,225. Animals, crops, clothing, appliances and furnishings, books, household goods, and musical instruments up to $525 per item, and up to $10,775 total. Jewelry up to $1,350. $1,075 of any property, and unused portion of homestead up to $10,125. Health aids. Wrongful death recovery for person you depended upon. Personal injury recovery up to $20,200 except for pain…

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