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Chapter 7 discharged in 2011. Have an HOA debt that I did

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Chapter 7 discharged in 2011.
Have an HOA debt that I did NOT know about on a house I am not supposed to be on title on.
Is it possible to get a judge to allow me to reopen the BK and have the debt discharged as well as allow me to have myself back-dated taken off title?
I was never served and had no idea that I was even on the house or I would have taken care of this five years ago.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Bankruptcy Law
Expert:  DrakeLAW replied 1 year ago.

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Is the HOA debt from prior to 2011?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Yes... from 2007.

To clarify.... It wasn't included in my BK tho, I didn't know about it.

Expert:  DrakeLAW replied 1 year ago.

Right understood. Do you know if your bankruptcy was a "no asset" case? That is, were any distributions made to creditors?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.

There were zero distributions...

Expert:  DrakeLAW replied 1 year ago.

Oh great, then by operation of law, that debt is discharged even though it was not specifically listed.

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