Go To Court Tag

16 Jul How Many Times Will I Have to go to Court?

So you will be filing for bankruptcy. Common questions are: "How many times will I have to take time off from work to go to Court?", or "Will this take all day?" or "Is the Judge mean?" If your bankruptcy case is uncomplicated, you might find that you only have to go to one hearing in the case. That hearing will be conducted by the Bankruptcy Trustee. The Bankruptcy Code prevents the Bankruptcy Judge from participating or attending to watch the proceedings. In many jurisdictions, the Trustee hearing will not be held in a courtroom or even the Federal Courthouse. That one hearing is informal and short, typically about five to ten minutes. See "What Should I Expect At The Trustee Hearing?"
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