Q: My bankruptcy attorney name now appears on my mortgage bill. Why?
A: Better check with your mortgage company. They may be sending it to him as your representative.
It's pretty common practice for creditors, including secured creditors, to be reluctant to send any Statement showing balance due to a debtor; sending the invoice to debtor's counsel probably avoids a contempt citation.
In addition, it is common for debtor's counsel to alert creditors of contact info so any billings/statements can be directed to counsel, for the benefit of counsel, in the preparation and monitoring of a debtor's performance in bankruptcy.
Bottom line- no big deal that your counsel's name is on any Statement from a creditor.
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