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Motion to Extend the Automatic Stay
Motion to Extend the Automatic Stay

One of the most important protections bankruptcy affords - and one could make the argument that it is the most important - is the protection afforded debtors in the form of the automatic stay. Pursuant to 11 U.S.C. 362, the filing of a bankruptcy case automatically operates ...

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Blog posts in Automatic Stay

  • Chicago Foreclosures Spike in October 2013

    According to a story published in the Chicago Tribune on November 13, 2013, Chicago-area foreclosure filings rose nearly 30% in October 2013. This ...

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  • What is the Automatic Stay?

    Once a bankruptcy case is filed, a bankruptcy restraining order is automatically issued. This restraining order, which functions much like a typical ...

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  • Missing Mortgage or Association Payments During Bankruptcy

    The filing of a Chapter 13 has an interesting effect. It consolidates and reorganizes all of your personal debt into one payment to the trustee each ...

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  • Association Dues and Bankruptcy

    Often, when people purchase a home or condo, there is an association incorporated into the community where the new home is. This could be a ...

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  • Car Repossession and Bankruptcy

    A common preceding cause of a bankruptcy filing is a car repossession. On a basic level, a car loan is a secured debt. This means that unlike failure ...

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  • Extending or Imposing the Automatic Stay

    Pursuant to 11 USC 362, the filing of a bankruptcy petition serves to automatically stay certain activities against the debtor. These activities, ...

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  • Surrendering Property in Bankruptcy

    A common misconception about bankruptcy, especially Chapter 7 bankruptcy, is that you lose all of your property upon filing. This isn't true; we've ...

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  • The Automatic Stay and Repetitive Filings

    Normally, the bankruptcy automatic stay goes into effect immediately upon filing the bankruptcy case. This automatic stay prevents most attempts to ...

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  • Common Bankruptcy Questions, Part IV

    Continuing our discussion on common bankruptcy questions, we begin with the age-old question of whether you will ever get credit again. This answer ...

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