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You need to file a proof of claim form with the court
You should have received this form with the court
with the bankruptcy notice.
If not, you can get one from the court's website.
You would submit the form to the court. Generally, the trustee will pay these in full thru the case.
The payments won't start until the case gets confirmed with the court in most instances.
You should provide proof of the debt too, a copy of the court order usually sufices.
The debtor must also make the payments, so if they are behind, payments to you would be behind as well.
If you are to receive current support, those payments should be paid to you directly by the debtor.
do you have any questions?
But I can't get anyone to tell me if the proof of claim has been filed
and I have no idea who to contact. There was a cource case and the judgement was in my favor but not receiving payments from the bankruptcy court.
sorry for the wait
You need to file the proof of claim form yourself. It is doubtful the state will do it for you.
Google Tennessee bankruptcy court to find your local court - they often have jurisdictions -north, south, east west, choose the correct one. then you can get the proof of claim forms online and contact the court on how to file them
If the bankruptcy case is confirmed, and some time has passed, you may need a motion to allow a late claim.
You may want to contact your family law attorney to help you in getting the claim form filed so that you can get paid what you are owed.
Good news is that support is paid 100%
thanks for your question, good luck.
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