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Second opinion] I'm a Canadian citizen who worked in the

Second opinion] HiJA: Hi. How can we help?Customer: I'm a Canadian citizen who worked in the United States for the last 5 years. During my time there I paid taxes and didn't default on any payments. My credit history is actually quite good. However, I worked for a startup in California and as a result I was paid well below the average salary in exchange for stock options. Well that startup went bankrupt and over the years I have had to rely on a line of credit to support living costs. Now I don't have the option to cash out on those stocks and I have about $20k USD debt. I moved back to Canada a month ago and I've started a new job here.JA: What state are you in? And has anything been officially filed?Customer: It will take me a loong time to pay back the debt and on top of that I had to pay California state and federal taxes too. What would happen if I didn't pay it back?JA: PayPal, Debitcard or credit card are all fine.Customer: Those are fine for what?JA: Has anything been filed in civil court? If so, what?Customer: Nothing has been filedJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I don't plan on moving back to the states at least for the next 10 years. What can the US creditors do to me while I am residing in Canada?

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On my credit report there is a civil judgment against me and

on my credit report there is a civil judgment against me and it was filed in 2011, which means it won't get taken off until 2018 which is 2 years away. My question is would disputing the charge maybe trigger company to submit paper work for it to be extended another 7 years. Problem is I never got any paperwork saying that I needed to appear in court. I'd like to dispute it. Not sure what reason to use for the dispute either. Please advise.

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A person, CH, is in Chp. 13,, bankruptcy. CH has a judgement

A person, CH, is in Chp. 13,, bankruptcy. CH has a judgement against her in a county civil court from a bank. That first started in 2010. Case was reopened in 2015, and judgement was for the plaintiff for $49,000 in June 2016.In April 2016, CH filed a new amended Chp. 13 plan which was confirmed May 2016. The Bank was a creditor and still gets certificates of notice. However the bank is not listed in CH amended plan as either a secured or unsecured claim. Is this allowed?? Does CH have to inform trustee of this new judgement of June 2016 for $49,000.

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I filed bankruptcy, due to illness(disabled) but most

Customer: I filed bankruptcy, due to illness(disabled) but most accounts were over seven years. Shouldn I filed due to foreclosure. JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue? Customer: All my accounts are over 7 old. I filed bankruptcy due to foreclosure. I fell ill and government disabled me. I was receiving lawyer fees. Therefore, I filed and already discharged. Not one creditor appeared at hearing. On my report I have a 2009 bankruptcy dismissed. Advice from lawyer because she refused to go again after I paid her in full. So, ultimately, my questions is why are old accounts appearing on reports? Statute of limitations apply in Puerto Rico. Personal data also incorrect. My mother's name shows up, Margarita and she is deceased. I am Margaret. JA: OK got it. Last thing — JustAnswer charges a fee (generally around $18) to post your type of question to Consumer Protection Law Experts (you only pay if satisfied). There are a couple customers ahead of you. Are you willing to wait a bit? Customer: Answer only? advice? JA: OK. Now I'm going to take you to a page to place a secure deposit with JustAnswer. Don't worry, this chat is saved. After that, we will finish helping you.

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I have a judgement against me but it has yet to be transferred

I have a judgement against me but it has yet to be transferred to the state where I live.Can I legally withdraw my money in cash to use for living expenses before the judgement is enforced? Should I pre pay my bills like power,gas, ect? That way I do not have to worry about them trying to take my cash? how can they take cash on hand?

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Can a civil judgement be removed after a chapter 7

Can a civil judgement be removed after a chapter 7 bankruptcy after it's been discharged?

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I have been serving as a treasurer for a nonprofit organization

I have been serving as a treasurer for a nonprofit organization for two years. Although, a law firm did successfully win a judgement to lien a personal checking account of mine. Can a civil judgment on my credit history allow the creditor to lien on any checking account I have a signature card with other organizations I can sign checks on?

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for socrateaser onlyI had multiple New York State money

for socrateaser onlyI had multiple New York State money civil judgments in 1994. It was already answered that there is a 10 year statute of limitations of 10 years and renewable for another 10 years. It appears that in 2014 the judgments expire unless the defendant causes any of them to renew. If any of them expire is the defendant forgiven for further legal action or collection INCLUDING IRS?

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A civil judgment has been on my credit history. The firm had

A civil judgment has been on my credit history. The firm had filed two garnishments. I appealed the first and the bank have up the balance on my checking account. The bank closed the account and after I paid the small outstanding balance, I received a new checking account. But, the attorney for the creditor told me after my first hearing he can only file a garnishment on the balance of a checking account once and can't file on it again.The second garnishment at another bank I have a checking account the bank notified the court my account was out of funds and the firm received no funds. Does this mean the attorney cannot file for a garnishment on the account again?

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