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Need to reopen chapter 7 case to avoid liens. do you have a

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Customer: need to reopen chapter 7 case to avoid liens. do you have a sample motion for this
JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?
Customer: Yes, I have one debt that was discharged through bankruptcy however unbeknownst to me, the creditor filed and received a judgement of lien against my property. Also I have another lien that i was unaware of during the bankruptcy that i would also like to have removed. I'm trying to refinance my house to lower interest and this is preventing us from doing so
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Bankruptcy Law
Expert:  socrateaser replied 1 year ago.


I can provide you with a template to reopen, however I cannot guarantee that it will apply to your specific facts, because there are practically an infinite number of reasons and legal rationales for reopening a case. Moreover, not every lien can be avoided.

I can send you an additional services offer, if you would like more comprehensive assistance in this matter. If not, and a generic motion to reopen will be satisfactory, I will be happy to provide more information. Please let me know your preference, if any.

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