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Law Offices of Bruce F. Jobe, P.A. - Specializing in bankruptcy law, representing individuals and small business in southeastern North Carolina

Law offices of Bruce of Jobe, P.A.

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When would I be under bankruptcy protection?

You are under bankruptcy protection when and after your petition is filed and a case number is assigned. The moment a petition is filed there exists an automatic stay, or suspension, of virtually all litigation and other action by creditors against the debtor or the debtor's property. In other words, once a petition has been filed, creditors cannot commence or continue most legal actions, such as foreclosure of liens, execution on judgments, trials, (garnishments), or any action to repossess property in the hands of the debtor. Creditors can, however, seek to have the court allow them to pursue or continue legal collection actions.

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Law Offices of Bruce F. Jobe, P.A.
4312 Ludgate Street
Lumberton, NC 28358
Phone: 910-739-1010