This answer depends upon the type of creditor that is after you. When filing for bankruptcy an “automatic stay” goes into effect. The automatic stay protects you from most creditors taking action to collect the debts. However, a creditor may remove this protection by requesting removal from the bankruptcy court. In general, the automatic stay will protect you (sometimes temporarily) from foreclosures on your home or from being evicted.
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