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Eli, I was sent info that he was filing bankruptcy. I did not

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Eli, I was sent info that he was filing bankruptcy. I did not know that I was supposed to get in-line to be part of the structured settlement. I also did not know that IRS debt could be included in a bankruptcy, and that a debt owed by a former spouse could be placed on me. By law, my I have his bankruptcy re-opened, even though I was aware he was filing for Bankruptcy?
Ma'am you did not have to open a new question, but just to continue the thread on the old one. Also, it would be great if you pressed ACCEPT for the question.That's the point, that he did not notify you, how can you know if he didn't? He's supposed to notify all his creditors and interesting parties, including YOU. So if he did not legally serve you, then YES you may re-open the baknruptcy AND/OR do a Motion for Reconsideration and ask that the Judge make the debt stick (more likely to be successful).

Best of luck in your matter. I'm here if you need any more clarification or follow up information.

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