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3 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy for Maryland on
Q: A creditor levied my bank account for a debt that was "charged off" during my bankruptcy years ago. Is this legal?
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Andrellos Mitchell answered on Jul 30, 2018

Based on what you have written, and as I understand your question.....the short answer is no.

If you are reffering to a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy in which you properly listed a creditor and it received proper notice of your bankruptcy, then the creditor could not collect on a debt that was...
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1 Answer | Asked in Landlord - Tenant and Small Claims for District of Columbia on
Q: My AC unit hasn't worked for 2yrs. New owners say they do not supply ac units. But in the past 2yrs my rent as gone up.

Can I recoup the amt of the rent increase? 2yrs worth.

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Andrellos Mitchell answered on Jun 26, 2018

If I understand your very limited facts correctly...I would ask, Why would a new landlord pay for something that an old landlord did or did not do?

2 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy for Maryland on
Q: What is a wild card bankruptcy exemption?
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Andrellos Mitchell answered on Jun 4, 2018

To protect personal and real property from being seized by the bankruptcy trustee and sold to pay creditors, the debtor must apply one of several exemptions available. Maryland's wild card exemption allows bankruptcy 7 debtors to exempt up to $6,000 in cash or other property AND up to $5,000 in... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law and Employment Discrimination for Maryland on
Q: I have a discrimination case in federal court. Should I use video for deposition. What's more expensive?

I feel like I am in alone in fighting this case, as we are in the discovery stages and only I am viewing all the documents. I also believe that he might be working with the state to get a low settlement. I have been demoted, fired, harassed and lost my retirement. What can I do.

Andrellos Mitchell
Andrellos Mitchell answered on Apr 10, 2018

I presume you have a lawyer. If you are not satisfied with your lawyer, why not hire a new one.

In my experience, videotaped depositions are always more expensive than traditional depositions.

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy for District of Columbia on
Q: Filed bankruptcy chapter on 8-29-2017; it was discharged on 12-12-2017. Can a college withhold transcript and diploma?

Can a college withhold transcript and diploma after you receive your discharged Chapter Seven?

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Andrellos Mitchell answered on Apr 3, 2018

Federally Funded Public Student Loans are typically non-dischargeable in Bankruptcy. An actual complaint needs to filed against the lenders and then you must meet an extremely high burden to even have the court consider

discharging your student loans. I'm not sure why a college or...
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1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy for Maryland on
Q: My GF just filled Chapter 7 Bankruptcy. She received a settlement which I believe she did not tell him about.

She had me use my credit card at Best buy to buy an expensive TV and she wants to write me a check to pay for it. Will this hurt me in any way? She refuses to talk to her Bankruptcy Lawyer about her settlement.

Andrellos Mitchell
Andrellos Mitchell answered on Apr 3, 2018

Hmmm. I'm thinking intentional acts to hide income from a Bankruptcy Trustee...might be what is known as Bankruptcy Fraud! Have you checked to see if the settlement is exempt? Never hide any income from the Trustee.

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Q: My Girl Friend just filed Chapter 7 Bankruptcy which is not finalized. She just received a settlement for over $20,000.

Can she keep that or no?

Andrellos Mitchell
Andrellos Mitchell answered on Apr 2, 2018

Why wouldn't she be able to keep it?

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Q: Does criminal charges affect chapter 13 in MD

I have a federal court sentence against me in 2012 and I have fulfilled that sentence , does chapter 13 bankcruptcy will affect me in MD.

Andrellos Mitchell
Andrellos Mitchell answered on Feb 14, 2018

No. Bankruptcy is civil and has no impact on criminal cases.

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