Can one file bankruptcy before or after a judgment is entered?

Answer You can file for bankruptcy both before and after a judgment is entered. The date of the judgment has no bearing on your bankruptcy claim. Judgment liens on your assets, however, can only be avoide... Read More »

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Can you file bankruptcy for a judgment against you?

A person has the choice of filing for bankruptcy protection under Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 of the bankruptcy code. A Chapter 7 bankruptcy discharges debt while a Chapter 13 bankruptcy requires you t... Read More »

Should One File Bankruptcy to Avoid a Lien Judgment?

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How Is a Civil Judgment Entered on a Credit Report?

For a creditor, a civil judgment is often the last resort to recover a consumer’s unpaid debt. In addition to granting a creditor the legal right to collect the debt without the consumer’s perm... Read More »

Can you put a civil judgment on a bankruptcy?

On One Hand: Most May Be IncludedMany civil judgments are dischargeable in a bankruptcy. They include debts related to delinquent medical and credit card bills and judgments levied due to breached ... Read More »