Bankruptcy's Automatic Stay

Talk to a Bankruptcy Lawyer

Enter Your Zip Code to Connect with a Lawyer Serving Your Area

searchbox small

Bankruptcy's automatic stay goes into effect when you file for bankruptcy. The stay puts an immediate stop to most debt collection efforts, including phone calls from creditors, wage garnishments, and even repossession and foreclosure proceedings. But there are some exceptions to the automatic stay. Learn how the automatic stay works, and collection actions that it does and doesn't cover.

LA-NOLO1:DRU.1.6.3.20141015.28794