Legal Question in Bankruptcy in Florida

I have contacted the federal govt to reopen a old chapter 7 bankruptcy case, to include a new surmounted of credit card debt. The case was reopened. However I need to file a adversary case. Why, and what does that have to do with adding creditors to a old case?

Asked on 7/30/13, 9:10 pm

2 Answers from Attorneys

R. Jason de Groot R. Jason de Groot, P.A.

You do not reopen an old bankrutpcy case to add more creditors, what you do is file a new one if it has been more than 7 years since the last. What you really need to do is to consult with a bankruptcy attorney in your area.

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Answered on 7/31/13, 6:22 am

Charles Andersen Charles Andersen, Atty

Adversary proceedings are the same as civil litigation, except under rules and procedures established by the bankruptcy court.

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Answered on 7/31/13, 9:43 am

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