Asked in Bankruptcy, Consumer Law, Contracts and Small Claims for Alabama

Q: My wife's bankruptcy was paid in full, but now I'm being sued for breach of contract from a car credit company.

We received the release letter from the court that indicated the balance on the car account was $0. Why would a well-established major car credit company mail a clear title to a buyer if there was still a balance?

1 Lawyer Answer
Rafael Gil III
Rafael Gil III
Answered
  • Bankruptcy Lawyer
  • Dothan, AL

A: I would assume that your wife filed the bankruptcy and you did not? If that is not the case, then you are not protected from this creditor when your wife received her discharge order. I believe that they are attempting to come after you for interest not paid on the account during the 5 year chapter 13 plan she was in.....hope that make sense.....

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