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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.

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Q: If a judgment was included in a bankruptcy can it be a lien against land purchased ten years later?
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Can you file bankruptcy on a fraud judgment?

If there is a judgment AGAINST you for fraud, then NO, such a judgment WILL NOT be discharged.


Can a judgment be collected from a dissolved corporation?

The judgment would have to be presented to the bankruptcy court. Wow! Who mentioned bankruptcy? This is a money judgment against a admin dissolved corp. If bankruptcy had been filed the judgment, if listed, would be discharged and worthless.


Can you get a civil judgment removed from your credit report if it was included and discharged in a bankruptcy even if the judgment date is later than the bankruptcy discharge date?

No, debts, liens, judgments incurred after a bankruptcy has been filed cannot be included and therefore cannot be discharged in the BK proceedings.AnswerI was informed that if you had included this creditor in your bankruptcy, which was discharged, the creditor should have stoped all actions towards obtaining a judgment against you. I believe this judgment can be discharged by filing a discharge request with the court administrator and only then removed from the credit report. However, if you did not list this creditor on your bankruptcy, then it will prevail. Call the court administrator.


What happens if a judgment is made against you before you file chapter 13 or 7?

That really has no bearing on the bankruptcy proceeding or the judgment. By this I mean that having a judgment against you will not necessarily disqualify you from being able to file for bankruptcy. However, under no scheme of bankruptcy proceeding will a judgment be discharged so if that is the reason for filing for bankruptcy then it will not do any good. Court judgments are under the category of nondischargeable debt.


How do i protect my judgment against someone in bankruptcy?

If the judgment debtor is already in bankruptcy, there is nothing you can do. If the judgment is for a debt for which discharge is not allowed, it survives the bankruptcy. If no bankruptcy has been filed, you can try to attach or levy on some property of the debtor that has some value, or equity.


When a judgment is awarded against a man and wife and his company and the husband files bankruptcy on the company but the wife is not a party to the bankruptcy can her wages be garnished?

If both persons were sued and a judgment awarded but only the husband filed bankruptcy and included the debt; the judgment can still be executed against any non-exempt property belonging to the wife and perhaps jointly owned property as well. The legal presumption is that the debt is still owed because it was jointly incurred.


Can you file bankruptcy if you have a large judgment against someone else?

Yes


Will bankruptcy void a judgment?

No. A discharge in bankruptcy is a permanent injunction against any collection actions for that judgment. The judgment remains on the court records and any liens resulting from it will remain where recorded (registry of deeds, usually).


If you file for bankruptcy will this dismiss a judgment against you?

A bankruptcy doesn't dismiss another legal action, like a judgment. But you can include the plaintiff's claim in your bankruptcy. The judge may allow this debt and discharge it along with all your other obligations.


If you file bankruptcy after being sued by a credit card company is the judgment against you removed?

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


Can you file bankruptcy once a judgment is entered against you in the state of Pennsylvania?

Yes, but the judgment may not be discharged in BK without compensation.


What happens when a judgment is against us while in the process of claiming bankruptcy?

If you are filing bankruptcy, you should have a bankruptcy lawyer onboard, and this is a question for him or her to deal with. You do not want to go through a bankruptcy on your own, especially as the bankruptcy rules have changed.


How do you file bankruptcy to get a judgment off your driver license?

Filing for bankruptcy will have no effect on any judgement that has been applied against your dirvers license.


Will filing for bankruptcy affect a judgment against you?

Perhaps, many judgments can be discharged in bankruptcy. The ones which are allowable are determined by state and/or federal laws, depending on the type of bankruptcy chosen.


Can a judgment be dismissed if you file for bankruptcy?

To get technical, a bankruptcy does not "dismiss" a judgment. However, the end result is the same- a bankruptcy will "discharge" the debtors responsibility to pay the judgment which makes unenforceable - uncollectible. It is against Federal law to try and collect funds that have been discharged in bankruptcy. Prior to the discharge in a bankruptcy, and IMMEDIATELY after the filing of your bankruptcy petition, an "automatic stay" by the court is put in place to freeze all collections actions against you. There are several exceptions which include certain taxes, student loans and fraud.


Will filing bankruptcy eliminate criminal court fees?

If you are sued and a creditor gets a judgment against you, you may be able to discharge your personal liability on that judgment in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy. This will depend on whether the underlying debt is dischargeable (meaning you can wipe it out in bankruptcy) or nondischargeable.


If you file chapter 7 bankruptcy and are discharged can a creditor later put a judgment against you for a mortgage on property you surrendered to them when you filed the bankruptcy?

No. The creditor can foreclose on the property (and virtually always do) since that is the way they get your name off of the deed and someone else's name on it. And, during this foreclosure, they will list you as a defendant since you are the property owner until the sheriff sale takes place. But, when the judgment is rendered in the foreclosure, it should be an "in rem" judgment, which means against the property only, and not an "in personam" judgment, which means against you personally. If they do get an in personam judgment against you, it is usually a good idea to notify the court and let them know about the bankruptcy so they remove the in personam judgment.


Can a small claims court judgment be discharged in a chapter 7 bankruptcy?

Yes, unless the judgment was a result of fraud. If the judgment creditor has filed a judgment lien against any of your property, you will need to take the additional step of filing a petition under Section 522(f) of the Bankruptcy Code to remove the lien. Be sure to tell your attorney about any liens that you might have against you.


If you can not pay a judgment against you is it better to file a bankruptcy?

Hope you had a lawyer defending you against the judgment suit. You can use one now. Many, if not most judgments will not be discharged in BK.


You have gone with a debt settlement service In NC what protection do you have against a judgment?

None. Only bankruptcy provides protection against lawsuits and judgments.


If a collection agency freezes your bank account and on the next day you file for bankruptcy can they still freeze your money?

A collection agency, or any party, can only freeze your bank account IF they have sued your first and won a judgment against you. If you file for bankruptcy, it will not immediately release the levy on the account. The court that rendered the judgment must be notified of the bankruptcy filing, as well as the judgment creditor. The account could remain frozen until the outcome of your bankruptcy. If your bankruptcy, and the judgment debt is discharged, then the bank account must be released. It is possible to release a levy before discharge, but it will usually require the bankruptcy attorney to do it.


If a lender is already in bankruptcy can they still file a deficiency judgment against you in the state of Florida?

Unclear whether the deficiency would be filed by the lender or by the trustee of the bankruptcy estate.


Can you include a judgment filed against you in a future bankruptcy?

Yes. A discharge will depend on whether the claim involved fraud.


How can you dispute a bankruptcy which was filed immediately after you got a 10500 judgment against that person?

you can request for a relief from judgment or wait to object to the debtor's discharge if I am not mistaken ...Augusta,ga


Can a lawsuit be filed against a creditor that has placed a lien on home bought after bankruptcy?

The creditor would have problems enforcing a lien if the debt was included in the bankruptcy. If they were paid off, investigate further. If they were not included, then the lien may be valid.