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I paid off a bankruptcy with $63,000, more or less, of my retirement

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I paid off a bankruptcy with $63,000, more or less, of my retirement money. I owned my home as a result. However, about $25,000 in property taxes were not paid with that amount, even though they were included in the bankruptcy. The firm says they paid them; but in reality I did. Now I'm stuck with a Home Equity loan. How can I get this $ back? I feel like I paid for the taxes twice.
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Bankruptcy Law
Expert:  Law Girl replied 6 years ago.
Thank you for your question.

In order to provide you with the most thorough information, it would be helpful to know the following:

How long were property taxes delinquent for the $25,000 to build?

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