Is filing for bankruptcy a public record?

Answer When an individual or business files for bankruptcy, it becomes a matter of public record and remains so for 10 years. According to the Third Branch, the public has electronic access to the names, ... Read More »

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Does foreclosure go on record after filing bankruptcy?

Foreclosures are a matter of public record and can be listed on your credit report for a maximum of seven years. This is true even if you filed for bankruptcy before you lost your home to foreclosu... Read More »

How to Record Bankruptcy on Public Record?

If bankruptcy is the course you chose for dealing with your heavy debts, then expect most of the information that you provide to the federal court to be a matter of public record that anyone can lo... Read More »

Are business bankruptcy filings public record?

Business bankruptcy filings are public record and are not covered by any state or federal privacy regulations. The bankruptcy information shows up in the public records section of a credit report. ... Read More »

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

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 »