Protecting You From Creditor Harassment
One of the favorite benefits of filing for bankruptcy that we hear from our clients is the end of threatening phone calls and letters. This is because of a provision in the Bankruptcy Code called the automatic stay. The automatic stay says that, unless a creditor receives permission from the court, all collection activity must stop immediately upon receiving notice that you have filed for bankruptcy.
Putting In Place An Automatic Stay
The law is very specific with regard to the automatic stay. If you are being harassed by a creditor, contact an experienced Georgetown consumer bankruptcy attorney. At the offices of Lee Norton Bain, Attorney at Law, I represent clients throughout central Texas in consumer bankruptcy.
Lawyer Helping You Get Back Your Peace Of Mind
Obeying the automatic stay is important for many reasons. Not only does it give you peace of mind, it also allows you and the Court the freedom to manage your bankruptcy proceeding with limited outside influence. When creditors refuse to obey the automatic stay, they effectively violate a court order.
If you receive calls from creditors after you have filed for bankruptcy, refer them to my office and I will explain the situation to them. Don’t feel like you have to answer to them or explain anything to them. All you need to do is give them my name and phone number. If they continue to call or send collection letters to you, you may be able to take legal action against them.
Call For A Free Consultation
Contact my office today to discuss your creditor harassment questions. I offer a free 30-minute consultation without obligation. You can reach me by phone at 512-686-4293 or 800-806-0754. You may also reach me via email.
We are a debt relief agency. We help people file for relief under the Bankruptcy Code.