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What happens if your car is repossessed after you file bankruptcy without a court order?


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2004-06-14 16:33:17
2004-06-14 16:33:17

Karen, it is possible to do so legally. You should ask your B/K attorney if it was legal the way it was done. S/he is in a btter position to know ALL the facts. Within days of filing the BK, your finance company should have received notice that you filed for BK protection. If they wanted the vehicle, they should have filed a Motion to Lift the Automatic Stay. It is up to the BK court to grant or deny the Lift of the Automatic Stay. If they didn't, then they cannot legally repossess the vehicle. If they did, they have every right to repossess the vehicle. Consult your attorney immediately.

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