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If a credit card company sues you can you file bankruptcy?

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2006-05-01 15:41:09
2006-05-01 15:41:09

Thier actions, or lack, do not effect your ability to file for bankruptcy.

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The bankruptcy will appear on their credit if you include this card in your bankruptcy. If you leave the card off the bankruptcy, it will not effect their credit.


You have to, it is a debt...it is just a secured debt...by the lien on the property.


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Absolutely, you can send the notice of bankruptcy filing to the court and you will not have to attend.


Yes, bankruptcy will halt any lawsuit action. If the lawsuit will be included and discharged in the bankruptcy is dependent upon the ruling of the court.


Yes, if it is not a perfected lien against real property and the debt was discharged in the bankruptcy.


No...you need to call your credit card company and file a complaint.


You do not have to necessarily get credit counseling before you can file for bankruptcy.


Notify them that the credit card was stolen to the credit card company and dispute all the charges on the credit card. You would also have to file a police report if the credit card was stolen. The credit card company must investigate the charges.


That is up to the CC company. Normal if you file they will cancel the card ASAP. But not always best to inform the CC company what you are doing.


They say that I am in contract to pay for everything. They have my credit card and that's it. What can happen if the credit card on file is invalid?


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It happens and can be disputed. Call you credit card company or credit agencies.


I have been considering claiming bankruptcy for quite some time now. I have no money and am a student. I was injured on the job a few years back and am going to be receiving a settlement offer from the worker's compensation company soon. The settlement would pay half of my credit card debt. Should I try to settle with the credit card company for less than I owe? Or should I still claim bankruptcy like I was planning originally? If I claim bankruptcy, will the money I get from the settlement be up for grabs? If so, can a bankruptcy lawyer negotiate a settle-for-less deal? Help!


You can only file bankruptcy without a spouse in cases where the debt is yours only. For example, if you have a credit card that is in your name only then you can file without your husband.


You would probably be better off refinancing your mortgage first and then applying for bankruptcy later on. My mom had to file for bankruptcy due to credit card debt she could not pay.


Most creditors take a very dim view of bankruptcy, and you will likely lose your card(s). Remember, bankruptcy should be a last resort, not to be gone into lightly. It's best to consult with a lawyer first, if not to actually engage one to help you.


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You are not supposed to do this. You need to list all of your debt. In all likelihood, what will probably happen is that the credit card will find out about it anyway and cancel the card. Even if you have a 0 balance, the credit card will probably take it upon themselves and cancel the card.


Declaring bankruptcy does not allow you to go out and spend money without having to pay it back. Yes, the debt is not covered by the Chapter 13 filing, so they can do what they can to collect the new debt.


Well, the answer is yes, in general. Any company or any person can sue any other company or person for any reason. If what you mean is can a credit card company sue a person for unpaid debt, yes, they can, and they will probably win unless you file bankruptcy or seek some other type of payment agreement.


the banks credit card and your checking savings accounts are different. if you file bankruptcy they will check your available balance to see if you can make partial payments towards your creditors. only the IRS or government can freeze your accounts.


Even if a credit card company sues you and wins, the judge can only say that you do owe the money. He can attach a lien to your credit file which would prevent any new creditors from granting credit until the debt is taken care of. If you are in bankruptcy the rules change, each state has different laws. If the credit card company sues and receives a judgment in their favor your wages can be garnished up to an amount set by your state's laws.



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