There are also time limits for when someone can file a request to have your discharge reversed. Depending on which chapter of bankruptcy you have filed, the deadline is generally a year after your case was discharged, or a year after the case was closed. If the court revokes your bankruptcy discharge, you’ll remain liable for any previously discharged debts. Also, if you committed fraud or otherwise abused the bankruptcy system, you might have to pay fines, forfeit assets, or face criminal prosecution
There are a number of kinds of debt that my not go away in a bankruptcy case. So in your case what debt survives bankruptcy? It’s important to speak with an experienced bankruptcy lawyer before you file bankruptcy so you have a better understanding of the outcome of your bankruptcy.
Filing for bankruptcy will stop a civil lawsuit at least in the short term . The automatic stay is what will prohibit people from collecting from you and you will be protected from a judgment being entered in the lawsuit until a creditor takes the necessary steps to get a court order allowing them to… Continue reading Bankruptcy to stop lawsuit