Bankruptcy Law Questions? Ask a Bankruptcy Lawyer Now.
This is a common issue,
the US Creditor will likely sue you, however they will have to sue you in your last place of residence int he US,
they would not sue you in Germany,
if they obtain a US judgment against you, they would only be able to
take US Assets not any foreign assets or foreign accounts,
they would not be able to enforce the judgment against you in Germany,
If you do not have any last US address, they would not be able to sue you in the US either.
DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.
The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).