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The automatic stay of the bankruptcy court
prohibits any action against the debtor outside of the bankruptcy court. Once a bankruptcy has been filed all collection action must cease.
Once a bankruptcy is filed, the automatic stay of the bankruptcy court is in effect Bankruptcy Code
regarding the automatic stay. 362 (4)k provides for actual and punitive damages for the willful disregard of the automatic stay.
You will need to file a proof of claim
in the bankruptcy case so that you are paid in the event there are funds remaining for unsecured creditors. Here is the form:
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