Q: if a judgement s issued in a civil case then a stay is entered because a chapter 13 bankruptcy is filed
does that extend the deadline to file an appeal in the civil case
A: The stay tolls the deadline for a period of time. I urge you to talk with your bankruptcy attorney about this. If you do not have an attorney representing you in the Chapter 13, I urge you to get one. Chapter 13 is a complicated bankruptcy.
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A: Your question requires some research depending on the unique facts but a simple answer is yes. You should absolutely hire an attorney to help guide you moving forward.
A: That does not “EXTEND” your ability to file an appeal, IT EXTINGUISHES IT! It’s called the section “362 blues” or in other words, THE 362 AUTOMATIC STAY! You would need to have the heavy-duty iron gate of the legal stay of every conceivable legal proceedings, including Judgments of every kind! I can’t imagine any legal grounds you would have to lift the automatic stay.
A: That depends on what kind of case it is and whether parties are the same, but generally yes, it will extend your time to commence the appeal.
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