Can Filing Bankruptcy Prevent a Creditor From Filing a Mechanic's Lien?

Answer A significant benefit of a bankruptcy filing is the automatic stay. The automatic stay is a court injunction that automatically prevents the filing of any liens and lawsuits once the bankruptcy cas... Read More »

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How to Combat a Creditor When Filing for Bankruptcy?

Title 11 of the U.S. Code allows individual debtors to file for bankruptcy at any time. Debtors who do not have much to lose can file for chapter 7 bankruptcy. In a chapter 7 case the bankruptcy co... Read More »

Does a homeowners association in Florida have to give notice to the property owner of their intent to file a lien prior to filing a lien?

Read your governing documents to determine your responsibilities and how they figure into any lien process. Usually, your assessments represent a statutory lien on your title, which is made formal ... Read More »

Does filing bankruptcy erase judgments from creditors?

Filing bankruptcy stops legal action against you for outstanding debts but may not remove judgments from creditors, which are legal actions ordering you to repay debt.Types of BankruptcyThe two pri... Read More »

Filing a lien for non payment of maintenance in a condo complex in NJ?

Read your governing documents where you can find the process described. It's a good idea to use the association's condominium-savvy attorney to construct and file the lien.