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I woke up to find half off my checking account gone. According to bank, they said it was a legal hold. I was aware of a judgement against me, but had no clue they were going to do this to my bank account. I feel I'm just screwed. I had removed funds from retirement to file bankruptcy. Now it's too late.

Lawyer's Assistant: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?

Half of, not off.

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

PA

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

I'm not sure what you mean by filed or reported.

Submitted: 10 months ago.Category: Legal
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