How Long Does it Take for Bankruptcy to Stop the Collection Calls?

The filing of a bankruptcy prevents creditors from contacting you. The bankruptcy “automatic stay” puts a complete halt on creditor contacts to include collection calls. I tell my clients that the bankruptcy court sends out notices of the bankruptcy filing within a weeks time. In a Chapter 13 bankruptcy, the attorney will send a Chapter […]

When do the collection calls stop after filing for bankruptcy?

One of the most common questions I have from my bankruptcy clients is when do the collection calls stop after I file bankruptcy. Many of my clients mistakenly believe that the calls will not stop until the bankruptcy court approves their Chapter 13 plan or after they attend the creditors meeting. The true answer is that […]

When do the collection calls stop after filing for bankruptcy?

One of the most common questions I have from my bankruptcy clients is when do the collection calls stop after I file bankruptcy. Many of my clients mistakenly believe that the calls will not stop until the bankruptcy court approves their Chapter 13 plan or after they attend the creditors meeting. The true answer is that […]

Can bankruptcy stop collection calls?

Yes. By filing bankruptcy either Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy-the collection calls will come to an end. Please note to get the protections of the bankruptcy, a filing with the Court must occur. Simply mailing me a check and a list of creditors does not get your case filed and stop the collection calls. […]