Vehicle Titled in My name during a Chapter 13

I am filing a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy. Can Someone purchase a vehicle for me and have it titled in my name right after my Bankruptcy is filed?

Asked on July 6, 2009 under Bankruptcy Law, Louisiana


B. B., Member, New Jersey Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 11 years ago | Contributor

Yes, someone could do that, but I think you'd probably have to disclose it to the bankruptcy court.  I also think you should talk about this idea with a bankruptcy attorney before you do any of this, to make sure you and "someone" don't end up being charged with conspiracy to commit fraud on your creditors.

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