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Our non-paying tenant has filed a chapter 7 bankruptcy,

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Hello, our non-paying tenant has filed a chapter 7 bankruptcy, after we had a final judgment (with 7 day stay of eviction), but hadn't yet obtained the warrant for eviction. The bankruptcy was filed with a different address, in an entirely different county from the subject property (our only residence, a two-family home). The stay and non-payment of rent are causing severe financial hardship for us, the property owners. Do we have any real and epexedited path to eviction?
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Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Bankruptcy Law
Expert:  dylatess replied 5 months ago.
you do have legal relief but you must file a "relief from stay" action in the BK court. This is an expedited process when real estate is involved. To make sure that you follow all local rules of court,please consult a BK creditor attorney to assist you.

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