How Do I Stop a Lawsuit or Summons in Suffolk County?

by Suffolk County Bankruptcy Lawyer Alan Pressman

Call me at 631-234-3883

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Filing a chapter 7 bankruptcy will stop a lawsuit or summons.

Depending upon how the summons was served on you, you typically
have 20 - 30 days from when the summons was served before the
creditor can get a judgment against you.

Until the creditor has a judgment against you, they cannot garnish your
salary, freeze your bank account, or put a lien against your house.

Once your Chapter 7 bankruptcy petition is filed with the Bankruptcy
Court, that stops the summons or lawsuit against you-- and it prevents
the creditor from freezing your bank account, garnishing your salary, or
putting a lien against your house.
(This is known as the "automatic stay" of bankruptcy).

If you would like a free consultation on Chapter 7 bankruptcy with Alan Pressman, call
(631) 234-3883.  I have been actively handling bankruptcy cases on Long Island
for more than 30 years.  

3100 Veterans Highway, Bohemia
(Approx. 2 miles southeast of LIE exit 57)

My fees are very reasonable.  
Appointments as late as 7:30 PM are available.  
I handle your case personally.
My law practice is
100% on handling bankruptcy cases.  Bankruptcy is  my entire law

Call now for a free consultation.   (631) 234-3883

3100 Veterans Highway, Bohemia --
Long Island Expressway Exit 57, approx. 2 miles southeast

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