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I am being ordered to a 2004 bankruptcy examination for my

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I am being ordered to a 2004 bankruptcy examination for my parent's bankruptcy. The trustee wants to see all transactions between myself and them. How far back should I bring records and should I hire an attorney? I've received a second letter informing me of the hearing. Do I need to reply? State is PA. The hearing is under 100 miles. Would I get mileage?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Bankruptcy Law
Expert:  cfortunato replied 5 years ago.

Hi JACustomer,

1) A Bankruptcy trustee is able to look back 2 years before a Bankruptcy is filed, so if your notice does not indicate how far back you should go, 2 years is good.

2) You do not have to hire an attorney.

3) You do not need to reply to the letter.

4) You may be able to get re-imbursement at the rate of 31c per mile. You should contact the trustee beforehand to find out what he requires from you for you to be compensated.


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