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Its not really a bankruptcy question. Its more on

its not really a bankruptcy question. Its more on garnishments and judgments. Is Mr. Terry still the right lawyer to talk to?JA: What state are you in? And has anything been officially filed?Customer: Arkansas. and yesJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: nobody open on the days im available. I live in rural arkansas and we literally have 2 lawyers. One is half deaf :/JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: Does Mr Terry deal with garnishments & judgements or?

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Terry L.

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Back in 2009 we filed Ch 13. We have now completed that Ch

Good morning, Back in 2009 we filed Ch 13. We have now completed that Ch 13 plan. During this process, we had a 2 mortgage that we didn't pay on since the filing, then the CU got bought out by another bank at which time they wrote the 2nd loan off as a bad debt. They still have a lien on our property. back in May of 2014 we threw them a 5000.00 settlement offer. The balance is 62,000. They declined. We are going to try again to get that lien released on our home.Is there a statute of limitations where they can't collect anymore or what offer do you think we should throw out to them? Not sure how to go about this. it's been sitting at a attorneys office for years now with no communication.Thank you

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DrakeLAW

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My mother-in-law who recently suffered a severe stroke and

My mother-in-law who recently suffered a severe stroke and lost her speech abilities just received a Default Final Judgement from Discover Credit Card which was issued on June 17, 2016 but was just received today June 22, 2016 from the Martin County, FL court. She just lost her husband and is only surviving on her limited Social Security benefits. There is no way she can pay the $7740. What can/should she do to avoid garnishments or liens?

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LawTalk

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I filed chapter 7 bankruptcy 2 years ago this June. It was

I filed chapter 7 bankruptcy 2 years ago this June. It was discharged in December 2014. I still have the vehicle in my drive way. When does it become my property.JA: OK. The Lawyer will need to help you with this.Customer: thank youJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: noJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: simple chapter 7, no objections from creditors. this was florida by the way.JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.

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Roger

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Thank you, so what would be your advice be .If I contact the

Thank you, ***** ***** would be your advice be for me.If I contact the company holding the debt does that not restart the clock or not. They have offered to settle with me for 10% of the original Debt. or just write it off.

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I have an unsecured debt whichhas not been paid on months.I

I have an unsecured debt whichhas not been paid on for 84 months.I have had no contact with those holding the debt but they have attempted to contact me. Do I have to pay the debt?

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Texas Atty

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Credit Card Debt vs PERSONAL LOAN (LENDING CLUB;PROSPER)

Credit Card Debt vs PERSONAL LOAN (LENDING CLUB;PROSPER) DEBTHello .,I lost my job and I am not able to make payments on my Debts,both Credit Crad Debts and Personal Loan Debts(Prosper and Lending Club).Question:How long after being first time PAST DUE,can credit cards sue me for the debt owed to them?Is it different for Personal Loans?Can they sue anytime OR they MUST,by Law,first try to collect,then selling debt to Collections Agencies?

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legalg

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I filed chapter 7 in Nassau county my in 2009. One lawyer

I filed chapter 7 in Nassau county my in 2009. One lawyer told me that the reason my mort doesn't show delinquent on my credit score is because when BOA sold it it was satisfied? The chapter 7 had to include home yet my lawyer filed an exception to property ruling that my value of home was less than 150k due to being under water I have tried to refi for three years and have not paid a dime. All they ask for is updated in tax reruns applications and bank statements but they never make offer my lawyer in nyc says I should contact title company and give them chapter 7 proof he says if I don't pay for six yes house auto mine. They refunded some partial payments so I don't think that counts what would u advise me to do? It might b closer to 5 yrs haven't paid the new mort company paying taxes and homeowners ins why don't they make me an offer?

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TJ, Esq.

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Filed Chapter 7 bank...does the secured creditor for

Filed Chapter 7 bank...does the secured creditor for property need to pursue claiming it within a specified period of time without being deemed to have abandoned its rights to the property....so if creditor doesn't foreclose in 1 year, 2 years...what...or fails to take legal steps to do so

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