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You must have the lien avoided in the bankruptcy court. This has to happen before the bankruptcy case is closed or you have to petition to have the case re-opened.


Let me add to the last post.

Most of the time, the creditor who has the lien is listed as unsecured, even though they are technically secured. You need to review your bankruptcy to see how the claim was handled. If it was paid as secured (100%) or 100% to unsecured, then contact the creditor.

If the debt was paid as unsecured (less then 100%), then you must have the lien avoided.

Most chapter 13's are less than 100% to unsecured.

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