If I filed for bankruptcy 2 weeks after a creditor froze my bank account, how do I get my account unfrozen?

Asked on May 29, 2012 under Bankruptcy Law, Florida


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Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

Under federal bankruptcy laws, your filing for such creates an automatic "stay" or "halt" concerning all legal claims against you including those of creditors under 11 U.S.C. section 362. As a result, the creditor who froze your account is required to release it from the freeze immediately. I would have your bankruptcy attorney contact this creditor about the release.

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