Q: Am i safe from being evicted?
The home I live in is owner financed and I got behind on the payments the owner is taken me to court and was granted a default judgement. Then on may 31 Casenet shows he went back to court and got an execution/garnishment on Saturday June 1 I got a letter from the owners lawyer stating that I would need to leave my home immediately and that he would be here with the sheriff in a few days to change the locks. All of my personal belongings will need to be removed or they will be forfeited to the owner. I just today June 5 claimed chapter 13 in hopes to get the automatic stay and save my house. I'm not sure if that will work or if I need to do something else. Can he legally throw me out like that giving me "a few days"?
A: The automatic stay is in effect but you ought to file a suggestion of bankruptcy with the circuit court and notify the opposing attorney.
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