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2 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy, Divorce, Foreclosure and Collections for Vermont on
Q: I filed bankruptcy, got a divorce and my ex stayed in the house. It went into forclosure. I'm just now, 10 yrs later,

Getting a "bill" from money I owe from the forclosure. Is this legal? After bankruptcy, divorce and 10 yrs I have to pay a bill (including interest) of 78,000 dollars!?

W. J. Winterstein Jr.
W. J. Winterstein Jr.
answered on Aug 13, 2023

Your facts are unclear, and more is needed to give you a reliable answer.

Generally speaking, your mortgage debt should have been listed in your bankruptcy (we assume that you completed the bankruptcy case and got an Order of dismissal). An Order of general dismissal in the bankruptcy...
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1 Answer | Asked in Collections for Vermont on
Q: An old friend she owes me money been so far almost over 2yers And she still avoids and running away

I have the txt and our conversations when she used to ask and when I used to give her and last txt she said to me she’s trying but she won’t it’s I have feelings she’s just try to have me forget abd running away instead of pay me back

Tristan  Larson
Tristan Larson
answered on Aug 3, 2020

You may have to sue your friend - small claims if its $5k or less is fairly simple. Keep those text messages and defiantly print them out when you go to the hearing along with all the other non-related texts between you.

2 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy, Collections and Consumer Law for Vermont on
Q: I am considering filing bankruptcy but have a possible settlement coming in a court case that has been filed in fedl ct

PLZ presume I know I can see an atty, I know applic homestead/wild-card, etc., exemptions, and I know this is an asset...question is specific and answers will help me choose atty. Context: Ch 7, All debt is credit card, unsecured. Settlement/judgment will be more than enuf to pay off creditors.... View More

Kevin W. Chern
Kevin W. Chern
answered on Oct 3, 2015

Whether or not your settlement is considered an asset in a bankruptcy case does not depend on the date of the settlement. The claim itself is an asset in the bankruptcy case if it exists as of the date of filing, so if a person files bankruptcy with a pre-existing claim, it does not matter how long... View More

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