Q: The bank filed a replevin order a few months before I filed bankruptcy last week. They are still trying to serve me.
The sheriff came by to serve me this morning and I wasn't home. What do I do? Can I still be served even though I filed bankruptcy?
A: You should speak to Counsel in your region. The automatic stay should stop the lawsuit and service. If they had notice, they could be liable for sanctions.
Timothy Denison and Lloyd M. Nolan agree with this answer
A: The Sheriff has most likely not received Notice of your Bankruptcy filinh. Contact your lawyer immediately. Your lawyer can contact the creditor and file a Suggestion of Bankrutpcy in the Court where the Replevin action is pending. This should quickly resolve your issue,
Timothy Denison agrees with this answer
A: Yes, but it may be a violation of the automatic stay.
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