The Law Offices of Paolo M. Newman, PLLC

Charlotte's Bankruptcy Attorney | 428 E 4th Street, Suite 404 Charlotte, NC 28202

What is a judgment?

A judgment is a debt that has been made into a lien on your property. If you cannot pay a creditor, the creditor may decide to start a lawsuit against you. The entry of judgment against you puts a lien on all real property you have in the County where the judgment is entered. The lien can reach land, checking accounts, cars, and potentially anything you own that has value. 

Can Bankruptcy help with a judgment?

Yes. Judgments can be stripped from your property while in bankruptcy. 

The Law Offices of Paolo M. Newman is prepared remove judgments from our clients' property. After we file the bankruptcy, we will file a motion to strip the judgment lien from your property. A judge will then sign an order to remove the lien from your property before you complete the bankruptcy process. Call us at (704) 584-9039 so we can help you. 

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