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i have a courtdate on a forcible detainer action in Arizona,

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i have a courtdate on a forcible detainer action in Arizona, i live in California and i have filed for chapter 7 bankruptcy on friday. do i need to notify the court that i have filed and if i do what forms do i fill out and file
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Bankruptcy Law
Expert:  Ellen replied 8 years ago.
Hello,

You do need to inform the court that you filed bankruptcy. The bankruptcy filing stops all proceedings against you absent bankruptcy court approval. The form you need is called a "Suggestion of Bankruptcy". You will need to send it to both the court and the plaintiff's attorney.

Here is a sample form:
http://www.ablelegalforms.com/free/suggestbkfl.pdf
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Customer: replied 8 years ago.
AND THIS FORM HAS TO BE FILED WITH THE COURTS ALSO .
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
SIR , JUST NOTICED THAT YOU ARE A FLORIDA ATTORNEY AND I WAS LOOKING FOR INFORMATION IN REFERENCE TO A ARIZONA CASE. WHAT FORMS ARE USED IN ARIZONA TO NOTIFY THE COURTS AND PLANTIFFS ATTORNEY
Expert:  Ellen replied 8 years ago.
Hello,

Bankruptcy is federal. The form I gave you may be used in Arizona. Simply modify the form to indicate the correct state and case. You need to file it with the court and copy the opposing counsel. Good luck.