Raleigh Bankruptcy Lawyer Explains the Power of the Automatic Stay

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Filing for bankruptcy comes with many benefits. One of its more widely known perks is that it can force your creditors to stop contacting you. This rule is called the automatic stay, which aims to prevent creditors from constantly bugging you when your bankruptcy case is filed. Your Raleigh bankruptcy lawyer shares with you some key points about the process, so you will know your rights.

The start of the automatic stay

When you file for bankruptcy, a notice is immediately sent to all your creditors telling them that an automatic stay is in effect. The word automatic means that the day is instantaneous when you file your case, and from that point on, creditors must refrain from calling you, emailing you, garnishing your wages, suing you, or foreclosing on your house. If they have begun with any of these actions, they need to cease immediately or face sanctions by a judge. Read more from this blog: http://bit.ly/2or7mgm

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