If I’ve recently filed bankruptcy, will I be responsible for any debt on my home since it’s being foreclosed on?

Asked on March 14, 2015 under Bankruptcy Law, Wisconsin

Answers:

M.T.G., Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 5 years ago | Contributor

Guidance here will really depend on the specific facts of your case.  Did you file a CHapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankrultcy?  Is your intent to wipe out the mortgage debt or try and save your home and give you time to work with the banks (because bankrultcy generally stops foreclosure until a stay is lifted).  And what do you mean by "any debt"? Are there judgements against the house filed by other creditors?  Those will have to be listed separately in the bankruptcy petition. Please get help.  Good luck.


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