A creditor cannot file a mechanics lien AFTER a bankruptcy has been filed. That would be a violation of the "Automatic Stay" provisions of the Bankruptcy Code.
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If the work was performed before the bankruptcy was filed, that would be a violation of the bankruptcy discharge and you could sue the mechanic in bankruptcy court for damages. I know just the guy to handle that. Be sure you included the mechanic in your bankruptcy though. Hope this perspective helps!
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