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I was recently involved in a car accident. I do not know if

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I was recently involved in a car accident. I do not know if it will be settled but if at some point they decide to sue would my being under a Chapter 13 (already filed prior to the accident) protect me from any judgement) I was found responsible but they did hit me not the other way around.

cfortunato :

Hi - my name is XXXXX XXXXX I'm a Bankruptcy and Consumer Protection attorney here to assist you.

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Unfortunately, a Bankruptcy can only discharge liabilities (debts and judgments) that were in existence at the time the Bankruptcy was filed.


Is there any chance that I would be able to reopen the case and add debts. I am trying to think positive, but it would be nice to know for future reference.

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