Can i stop a lawsuit by filing bankruptcy?
If you have received a summons to appear in court over a debt, you can stop that lawsuit and not have to appear by filing Bankruptcy. In the worst case scenario, a creditor who obtains a judgment in court can garnish wages, levy bank accounts, and file liens against your property. The Bankruptcy automatic stay is your right to stop a pending lawsuit or judgment and stop creditors from getting your money and property. Speak with an attorney if you have a lawsuit filed against you and need assistance in preparing and filing a bankruptcy. Call or click for a free appointment if you need to stop a lawsuit or speak with an attorney about a debt. If you are in Elizabethton, Johnson City, Kingsport, or surrounding areas in Northeast Tennessee, come speak to an affordable bankruptcy lawyer for free.