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What Happens To Lawsuits Against Me If I File Bankruptcy?

Generally, they are stopped upon the filing.

If the debt is a dischargeable debt, then that will typically end the case.

If the debt arises out of an intentional act, the creditor may start an adversarial proceeding in Bankruptcy Court and ask the Bankruptcy Judge to declare that it is not dis chargeable and you would then still owe the money.

If you’re struggling with debt in Queens, New York, why not take a few minutes and call Zelenitz, Shapiro & D’Agostino at (718) 599-1111 to discuss your options. The call is free and there is no obligation.