I gave a 3000.00 deposit to a person to do a driveway at my home. The job never got started and it has been 4 months. The person has filed for chapter 13 bankruptcy. Can I be added as a creditor to his case?
I relocated your question to the AVVO section called "Bankruptcy and Debt" because that is what it is.
Answer: Yes, even though you may never see a dime of the $3000 deposit, you should file a notice of claim, setting forth all the details. Talk to the BR Trustee.
You can certainly try. It is not clear whether you maybe paid a company to do the job, but the individual filed a bankruptcy. There might be issues with the entity/person who was supposed to do the work v the individual who filed the bankruptcy.
Yes, you can file a Proof of Claim. Be sure to file before the deadline. Also, if this is a consumer deposit, you might be able to file the claim as a priority creditor. Take a look at the Proof of Claim form.
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