Muskegon, MI asked in Bankruptcy for Michigan

Q: Currently in Chapter 7. Tried to sell my house twice, but trustee never responded to buyer.

The reason I filed is contractors destroyed our house making it unsafe. we fell behind on bills and had to file to avoid losing house. The trustee stated that my house is worth more than I stated; however I informed her about the damage and the amount to fix it. House is now in possession of bank. I still have a buyer who will buy it, but I was just informed that the trustee has hired a realtor to sell the house. Is there anything I can do?

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Thomas. R. Morris
Thomas. R. Morris
Answered
  • Bankruptcy Lawyer
  • Farmington Hills, MI
  • Licensed in Michigan

A: This is too complicated and the facts too sparse for effective discussion in this forum, and you should consult with an attorney, privately, so that the advice you received is confidential. You may be able to file a motion to compel the trustee to abandon the property, but to do so would probably require the services of an attorney.

Robert Keyes agrees with this answer

Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
Answered
  • Bankruptcy Lawyer
  • Louisville, KY

A: Consult a competent bankruptcy attorney immediately. He can file a motion or motions that might help you save your house.

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