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Over 35 years, I have assisted my clients with debt problems having filed more than 32000 Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy petitions.
The attorney is wrong and trying to intimidate you. If the creditor was listed, and they did not file to be paid, providing you reopen and obtain your discharge, their debt is discharged as it is not too late for them to file a late claim. So please get the fees paid to the court as soon as possible. Likewise, you can ignore the attorney.
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Thanks so much, Yes, this creditor was listed on the original filing
None of the original debt was mine, when I lost job, wife committed sucide and that's when I found out she had $145,000 in credit card debt she'd been hiding by sending statements to her sisters house. I had one credit card with a total of $105 on it.. Just finished paying off $13,876 to my attorney last month for his fees and he's retired, so I was in shock to get the letter from the Credit card attorney.
Thanks for your answer
You are very welcome. And I hate when attorneys try to pull a fast one!
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