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Karra Kingston

Karra Kingston

Karra L. Kingston Esq.
  • Bankruptcy, Collections, Consumer Law...
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Ms. Kingston began her career as a bankruptcy attorney. She has appeared in front of many federal court judges and has helped many debtors obtain a fresh start. Ms. Kingston understands the complex federal rules for discharging debt. While working as a bankruptcy attorney, Ms. Kingston’s dedication has resulted in settlements of large debts for clients at 20-30 percent of what they owed. She also has dedicated a great deal of her time helping clients facing foreclosure, keep their homes through the process known as Loss Mitigation. Ms. Kingston has won loan modification for her clients both inside and outside of the bankruptcy courts.

Practice Areas
  • Bankruptcy
  • Collections
  • Consumer Law
  • Foreclosure Defense
  • Free Consultation
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Federal Circuit
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  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Spanish: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
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Legal Answers
64 Questions Answered

Q. What if someone is guilty of non-compliance with multiple civil court orders prior to bankruptcy filing?
A: Call the trustee or attend his meeting of creditors they will tell you how to proceed.
Q. Do current court orders have to be carried out when someone files chapter 13
A: You should attend the 341 hearing or speak with the trustee let them know your concerns.
Q. Hi, I filed Chapter 13 Bankruptcy to stop the sale of my home. I have an Appeal in the NY Appellate 1st Dept.
A: Yes the bankruptcy will stop the appeal. You may want to hire a New York bankruptcy lawyer to help you.
Q. can you claim a homestead exemption in a chapter 13 bankruptcy if you have no equity in your homestead?
A: Your question is a little confusing but if you have no equity in your home then there probably isn’t really a reason to claim a homestead exemption. I’m not sure if that’s what you are asking? If you are worried about your property you should speak with a bankruptcy lawyer.
Q. How long the bankruptcy would be ?
A: It depends on what chapter you file. a chapter 7 typically last 3/4 months and a Chapter 13 lasts 5 years. I highly recommend that you seek out a lawyer to help you!
Q. I have rent to own merchandise. I am 17 days late. Can the call the at cops or is it a civil matter.
A: It’s a civil matter
Q. I’m on a deed to a house along with my ex boyfriend. The mortgage is in his name. He’s filing for bankruptcy.
A: The Deed is in your name so you own the home. Assuming the home is exempt there is nothing your liable for. If the home is not exempt the Trustee can take the home and sell it. Since your name is not on the mortgage it won’t impact your credit if your husband decides not to pay the mortgage.
Q. Has any lawyer worked with a Veteran using the new HAVEN Act law?
A: You should speak with a Bankruptcy lawyer. Just because you have $0 for the means test does not mean that you have no income. The Means Test determines if you qualify for bankruptcy. This doesn’t mean that you don’t have income and expenses. You should speak with a Bankruptcy lawyer.
Q. Any way to avoid having to show up for a NYC court date for consumer debt which was discharged in bankruptcy?
A: You can try to call the other attorney and show them your discharge paperwork
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Karra L. Kingston Esq.
Staten Island
Toll-Free: (973) 979-9078
Karra L. Kingston Esq.
3710 Kennedy Blvd
Union City , NJ 07087
Telephone: (973) 979-9078
Fax: (718) 698-0194