State laws vary but generally, a creditor can sue the debtor in court for any deficiency after the repossession and if successful can obtain a judgment. The creditor can then request a judgment lien from the court and once recorded in the land records the lien will attach to the debtor's real estate.
An order issued by a court when a creditor has won a case against a debtor. It can be used to attach property so that it cannot be sold or mortgaged until the debt is paid. It can be converted to an execution by the court so that a sheriff can seize any property to satisfy the debt.
Any creditor that has obtained a judgement against you can attach a lien to any real property you own.
Generally, jointly held property passes automatically to the surviving joint owner. It does not become a probate asset so it is not exposed to creditors. However, the situation changes if the creditor attached the property prior to the death of the debtor. Creditors can attach jointly held property while the debtor is living but if a creditor fails to attach prior to the death of the debtor then the property passes to the surviving joint tenant and the creditor is out of luck.
The creditor can file a civil lawsuit. If the creditor wins, he/she may be able to attach against property or garnish wages until the debt is paid.
Generally, almost any property can be reached by a creditor if they can find it. There is usually a statutory provision that allows a creditor to attach property of a debtor that is in the hands of some third party. In Massachusetts it's called trustee process.
In most cases, no. If the debt was discharged in your bankruptcy, the creditor cannot attach a lien on property after your case is file. If the debt is non-dischargeable (i.e. tax debt, fraud, etc.) then the creditor can attach a lien until the judgment amount is satisfied.
Sure, if a creditor wins a judgment they can attach any of your physical assets whether it's real property or personal.
The attorney gives you some time to pay, then gets a judgment and uses the other legal options(garnishee wages, attach property, bank accounts).
A creditor can garnish wages or attach assets if they have obtained a judgment against the debtor.
Yes, the issue of the person being unable to work is not relevant. All U.S. States have a set of exemptions that the debtor can use to protect a specified amount of personal and real property from creditor attachment, and in some instances,federal non bankruptcy exemptions can sometimes be used
In most jurisdictions the bank can attach any other assets you have. They cannot attach assets you transferred LEGALLY prior to this action unless the transfers were made for the purpose of avoiding creditors. If that was the case they can seek a judgment to capture the property so transferred.