I received a notice of federal tax lien for a lien that was filed a few days before my chapter 7 filing, my lawyer now says that because the lien was filed before the bankruptcy filing, my taxes are no longer dischargeable, but I think only the "secured" part is not dischargeable, upto the assets I owned before the filing, so my car and possibly my meager retirement could have a lien against it. My attorney believes that all the rest which would be considered "unsecured" would be nondischargeable. I think maybe he's not familiar with this as it's fairly specialised. He talked about some bankruptcy changes about a year ago but I can find no information that would lead to this type of change.
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