Bankruptcy Auctions 101

Bankruptcy Auctions 101

A recent bankruptcy auction of a Texas powerplant by Optim Energy LLC provided an important lesson for potential bidders at bankruptcy auctions and their representatives on the importance of developing a clear bidding strategy in advance of the auction, and making sure the representative understands both the bidding strategy and the scope of his or her authority at the auction sale.

How Having a Car Loan Can Help in Bankruptcy

By | Texas Bankruptcy Blog | August 19, 2014
How Having a Car Loan Can Help in Bankruptcy

The U.S. Supreme Court in Ransom v. FIA Card Services instructs that above-median debtors can take a vehicle ownership deduction of around $500 on the Means Test when calculating Projected Disposable Income, but only if there is a lien on the vehicle at the time the bankruptcy case is filed.