Just found out about Liens trying to sell house. In 2012 the house did not even have enough equity to cover the Liens violating homestead protection. Now I have paid a new attorney over 1000 dollars to tell me to wait it out because they go away in eight years plus 107 days.
I don't know if I like that lawyers advice.
There is a procedure available to reopen the BK case and file a motion to avoid all liens that impair the exemptions that you can claim.
I would see another lawyer or two immediately, and look for bankruptcy specialists who handle nothing but BK.
As Mr. Bayer has indicated, there are procedures available to you which would allow you to reopen the Bankruptcy Case once again and address the liens right now. Chances are you would be able to get the matter resolved within about a month to 6 weeks rather than several years. Hopefully, this time frame would still be within the deadlines you are working with to close on the sale of the house. But, you don't have a lot of time to waste, you need to proceed immediately. Contact a qualified Bankruptcy Attorney today to address the issue. It's unfortunate that you paid the other Attorney $1,000 to tell you what they did, because you will have additional legal fees associated with reopening the Bankruptcy case and bringing a Motion to void the judgment liens that currently exist. That prior money would have been much better spent on actually accomplishing something rather than just telling you to wait 8 years. Best of Luck to you.
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