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Will filing for Bankruptcy stop an eviction from a rental

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Will filing for Bankruptcy stop an eviction from a rental home?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Bankruptcy Law
Expert:  cfortunato replied 5 years ago.
Hi JACustomer,
1) Has the landlord already gotten a judgment for possession?
2) If yes, what was the reason for the eviction proceeding - nonpayment of rent, lease expired, or something else?
3) If the reason was nonpayment, is the renter able to pay the past-due rent?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
I contacted a local attorney and will be following up with him.
Expert:  cfortunato replied 5 years ago.
Okay.