Can a creditor freeze my bank account after bankruptcy?

Answer In a chapter 7 bankruptcy case, once a debtor receives a discharge, creditors are not allowed to initiate or continue legal action in regards to collecting the discharged debt. However, there certa... Read More »

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Can a Creditor Freeze My Bank Account for Unsecured Debt?

It is possible to wake up one morning to find that someone emptied your bank account -- legally. Creditors can freeze your bank account, called a levy, for unsecured debt after winning a lawsuit. H... Read More »

How Long After a Creditor Gets a Judgment on Me Can It Attach My Bank Account?

A person who is owed money often files a lawsuit in order to obtain a legal determination that the money is owed. Once the court has made the determination, or entered the judgment, the party must ... Read More »

How Soon After a Bankruptcy Is Discharged Can I Open a Bank Account?

A personal bankruptcy filing can affect your ability to open bank accounts or obtain credit for a long time. Depending on the type of bankruptcy proceeding you elect, the information can stay on yo... Read More »

Can a Creditor Object to Discharge in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy After the Deadline?

A Chapter 7 bankruptcy is known as a total bankruptcy, since it allows for full discharge of debts. However, a Chapter 7 bankruptcy also gives the bankruptcy court greater power to sell debtor poss... Read More »