Bankruptcy Law Questions? Ask a Bankruptcy Lawyer.
If you have discovered assets that were not disclosed in your ex-husband's Bankruptcy petition, and if you want the Bankruptcy trustee to know about these, you can inform the trustee at any time, including at the hearing this Friday. You can also contact his office at any time.
I think this is what you wanted to know. If not, please let me know.Thank you!
Well that is the thing, I cannot say I discovered assets that were not disclosed in the petition. What I can say is that there is money being moved thru my son's acct. the same day that he is paying his bankruptcy payment and have the proof of the deposit and withdraw of these money's going in and out of my sons acct. (a large amount, that a teen does not have access to). Because it is all cash being moved.
Is this something to still bring this to the trustee's attention even though I don't have proof of any other accts?
Hoping to ask a follow-up question. The bankstatement in question came to my address but was addressed to my son and ex-husband. I did open it inadvertantly. If I turn this over to the Trustee and he questions my ex in court and produces this statement, could I be held and charged in a federal offense for tampering with the US mail?
It is not a crime to open a letter, unless there is an intention " to obstruct the correspondence, or to pry into the business or secrets of another". 18 USC 1702.
Since you opened the letter inadvertently, you did not commit a crime. (If what you did was a crime, I think most of the country could end up in jail.)
I have to agree that most of the US would be in jail most probably! but I question about the information being used in the court hearing itself against my ex. That is where I am unsure and question that the information is being used against the person, even though there was not intention to obstruct the correspondence or pry into the business of another.
Would that US code still hold true?
Can you tell I am really afraid of messing up?