Facing Eviction? Bankruptcy can help. Don’t wait to late.
If I file for bankruptcy, can I stop the eviction process.
If you do not wait too late, then yes bankruptcy can stop the eviction process. Click here to know the eviction process.
If you have received a notice to vacate the property, then you need to contact a bankruptcy attorney immediately. Once a bankruptcy case is filed, you are protected from your creditors by what is called the “automatic stay.” The automatic stay stops the eviction process.
If you are wanting to stay in the property, you will need to file a Chapter 13 bankruptcy. You and your attorney can craft a Chapter 13 plan which will propose to repay your landlord for your back due rent in a reasonable timeframe.
If you do not want to stay in the property, then you may be able to file a Chapter 7. This would help discharge any rent you owe.
If your landlord has received a Judgement of Possession, then you are too late. Bankruptcy cannot stop the eviction process. However, bankruptcy can help you discharge the debt you owe to your landlord.
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The above information is for educational purposes only and not legal advice. Please seek a qualified attorney to help you with your specific legal need.