After bankruptcy, you might get a call or a bill on a debt that was discharged in your case. Trying to collect a discharged debt during or after the bankruptcy is a violation of the bankruptcy stay–while your case is open–or bankruptcy discharge, once your case is closed.
<h2>After Bankruptcy: Can they turn me away at the hospital?</h2>
More than half of all bankruptcy is caused by health problems. Many people file bankruptcy on medical bills, including hospital bills. (For other people, the medical expenses all ended up on credit cards.)
So it’s no surprise people ask me, “Will I get turned away from the emergency room after I file bankruptcy on the hospital?”
We sue debt collectors and creditors a dozen times a month for doing illegal things to our clients–before bankruptcy or after bankruptcy.
We don’t make a lot of money doing that. But I think big companies can act like small children–they do what they can get away with. I don’t let them get away with much when it comes to my bankruptcy clients. That’s part of my job as a lawyer.
“Just an update. I did receive my clearance and thank you for your help. I have a new question for you. My mortgage on my house was included in my bankruptcy. I have been paying it for the last year. They recently changed my
Your Credit Report after Bankruptcy: Do You Want to Get It Right?
I’m one of a handful of lawyers in the country who promises to fight the credit bureaus–sue them if necessary–after your bankruptcy is over.
I want to make sure that all the debts discharged in your bankruptcy are reported by the credit bureaus as “discharged in bankruptcy.” That should be automatic, but it’s not. Let me tell you how I found out.