Roanoke, VA asked in Bankruptcy for Virginia

Q: I have 3 judgements that my bankruptcy lawyer missed can they be removed with a notice of satisfaction.

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Andrew Bresalier
Andrew Bresalier

A: A: A Notice of Satisfaction is filed by the Creditor/Plaintiff has been paid by the Debtor/Debtor. That does not appear to apply. I would suggest you have your attorney reopen you Bky to amend for matters. This may require the filing of Adversary Actions. An attorney has a requirement to Due Diligence, which includes a search of the Public Record. Because he missed it, he should do it for FREE. If he doesn’t you should contact your respective state bar.

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