Legal Question in Bankruptcy in Illinois


I filed for bankruptcy and obtained my discharge in 1999. I was served a motion to be in court today 3/21/09 to answer 3 water bills on the bankrupt property totaling over $3000 for the year 2003. Although i showed the bankruptcy discharge and the listed property, the city court says I am still liable because for some reason my name was still on the bill after the surrender of property. Am I still liable?

Asked on 3/21/09, 4:35 pm

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Adam Tracy Securities Compliance Group Ltd
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did you list the bills on your bankruptcy?

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Answered on 3/22/09, 1:07 pm
Lesley Hoenig Lesley A. Hoenig, Attorney at Law
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If the bills are from 2003 and you were no longer there, it would follow that you shouldn't be liable, but don't rely on my answer because I do not have all the facts. I'd highly recommend having a local consumer law/bankruptcy attorney help you out with this, someone that has all the facts.

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Answered on 3/23/09, 9:12 pm

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