Legal Question in Bankruptcy in Maryland

Court Case Stay

I have a pending court case on July 20th for credit card debt.

I filed for Chapter 7 on July 3rd and filed a request to stay the court case on July 6th and sent a copy to the plaintiff.

I am still waiting to hear from the district court about the request.

Is two weeks enough time to stay the court case in most cases?

How should I contact the court to see if the case has been stayed?

Since I don't hace an attorney, I really don't want to go to court if I can at all avoid it.

Thank you very much!

Asked on 7/12/07, 2:04 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Bill Wood Law Office of William C. Wood, LLC

Re: Court Case Stay

You need to file a Suggestion of Bankruptcy in the District Court referencing your bankruptcy case number and when it was filed. This will result in the case being removed from the docket.

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Answered on 7/12/07, 2:20 pm

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