I was out of states for two months. When I got back I noticed mails from different law companies that there is a lawsuit agains me. I have never was served papers. Don’t know what to do and if I have to be in court even if I never was served
In Illinois, a court does not obtain jurisdiction over you until you are served with the summons and complaint. If several attempts were made to serve you and they were unsuccessful - presumably so since you were out of town, then the plaintiff may be in a position to ask the court for permission...View More
My elderly mother's SNF rent/expenses are paid by her SS and pension, plus family contributions. I am her POA and do her bills. She can no longer afford her cc debt minimum payments (neither can we), and will die with no assets. She is in hospice and late 90s so not likely to live another... View More
It seems like there might be a discrepancy or error in the reporting of your payment history or a possible accumulation of late fees, penalties, or other charges. I would advise you to carefully review your payment history and loan agreement to understand the details of the default amount. It would...View More
I owe discover card 6000 dollars. They recently in April 2023 have a default judgment against me in cook county circuit court, in illinois. Chicago. I have a court case in September for citation to discover assets. I know they ask about my bank accounts, savings, etc.. Does the creditor in... View More
In the citation to discover assets proceeding, the creditor will indeed inquire about your financial situation, which may encompass your credit card accounts and the balances you owe. While there are no explicit rules prohibiting the use of other credit cards, it may potentially cast you in an...View More
I have a 20k personal loan for my hyuandi and a car loan on a 2017. The 20k has my hyuandi on it that took a dump. If I file bankruptcy on my 20k loan. Can they take my new car, the 2017 as well or will I get to keep that car?
When you file any sort of bankruptcy case, you sign Official forms under penalty of perjury that you've listed every claim against you, whether you acknowledge it or not, and every asset (broadly defined). IOW, you cannot declare bankruptcy on selected debts or assets.
I have a creditor ( American express)represented by Law firm, in Illinois cook county whom has a default judgment against me for 8,000. I'm looking for work now. However I heard they do bank levies some times. I use U.S bank, and a creditKarma a no credit required, checking/debit account... View More
Yes, there are resources where Creditors can discover bank accounts. And, if they discover your bank accounts, and if you testify to them at an examination, they are likely to levy on the accounts unless you have an agreement with them.
I believe they could put a levy on my bank account. My wages from uber go into this account. Can I open a new bank account, and use that for my wages? Do creditors have to make seperate court filings for individual banks? Or does one bank levy order apply for all banks ?
i owe to CarleBromenn hospital 28000, i had not insurance on those days (i get into emergency room due to a kidney stone), my insurance were activated like a week after that and i have no way to pay 28000, thanks
Yes, you can declare bankruptcy during a judgement. Filing for bankruptcy can stop or delay the enforcement of a judgment against you, as well as discharge or reduce certain debts. However, it is important to note that there are different types of bankruptcy, and not all debts can be discharged or...View More
I am being forced into resignation from my job after 20 years or I can be fired, which means I would not be hired in my profession again. I was planning on filing for chapter 13, but now is it possible to file for chapter 7?
Will my wife find out or be alerted if I file for bankruptcy? The only thing we have together is a joint bank account with a few hundred dollars in there. The house, and one of the cars is in her name solely, and has been since the beginning. Also, I have a few years left on my car loan, if I were... View More
I'm so depressed. My wife and I filed Chapter 7 Bankruptcy in August 2019 because I had to retire at 62 because of a bad back and social security wasn't going to pay my debts. Now I'm 65 and my wife is 73. I personally have credit cards and 2 personal loans. All unsecured. And... View More
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