Phoenix, AZ asked in Bankruptcy for Arizona

Q: How can I tell if someone has filed bankruptcy?

I am taking this woman to small claims court for 1800$ and was informed by her via text that she quit her job and filed bankruptcy. I need to know if this is true and if since my lawsuit is still pending (because she has been ignoring it) if I can continue or if there is any way to verify through public records that she did file for bankruptcy.

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Leonard Sominsky
Leonard Sominsky
  • Bankruptcy Lawyer
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • Licensed in Arizona

A: If you are a creditor, you should have received a mailed Notice of Bankruptcy from the Court, otherwise you can check the online PACCER system. It is a federal website that should allow you to see who filed for bankruptcy nation wide.

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