Chicago, IL asked in Bankruptcy, Collections and Consumer Law for Iowa

Q: I filed chapter 7 last year, final. One creditor refused to be notified over phone, called me many times during

All other creditors took filing and attorney info over the phone (call recorded by me). Bankruptcy had been final for a time when the bank in question FINALLY took the attorney's information OVER THE PHONE! While it was happening I researched the number (would not answer it, as it was unidentified caller) and the result for that number was the bank in question and calling/pestering about debt(s). Seems to be a problem for them? My bankruptcy attorney and my disability attorney alluded to maybe suing the bank (maybe to get to accept info and stop calling??). If so, what recourse do I have to see that, at the very least, the bank is in some way reprimanded for their actions? Some agency I can report it to, as my disability lawyer suggested (without a clue of which agency)? No local help, and I do not have reliable transportation to travel out of town. If forgetting about it is your advice, so be it.

1 Lawyer Answer
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
  • Bankruptcy Lawyer
  • Louisville, KY

A: You should sue them or at the very least bring contempt proceedings against them for violations the stay.

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