What’s It Worth to You?

If all the children in Lake Woebegon are above average, all the small businesses our clients run are quite valuable.If the Chapter 13 trustee is asking the question, anyway.

I rail when the Chapter 13 trustee’s business questionnaire asks, “how much would you sell your business for.”

Phrased that way, the question implicates all kinds of facts that aren’t in play in Chapter 13.

First, what would the debtor have to get to part with the business . . .

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Head of Moran Law Group

Cathy Moran has headed her own small firm Moran Law Group in Redwood City, California, for nearly 30 years. Family law and tax issues as they play out in bankruptcy are areas of particular interest to Cathy.

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