I had a contractor build me a house and before it was completed, he ran with my deposit and filed for bankruptcy. It has been a couple of years since this happened, is it possible to recover my loss?
Please give all the facts as it appears that you will not be able to be successful against the contractor.
Were you listed on the bankruptcy?
Was he granted relief?
Unfortunately it is very unlikely you'll be able to get your money back. The only way to challenge his discharge of the debt would have been to file an adversary proceeding alleging that the debt would not be dischargeable pursuant to one of the provisions of 11USC 523. The most likely would be that the contractor defrauded you. The problem for you is the time to file the adversary proceeding is limited and if the bankruptcy was filed a couple years ago, the time to do so had expired. You should consult with a local bankruptcy attorney but don't get your hopes up.
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I agree with my colleagues that you have likely missed the window of time to pursue a claim against the Debtor.
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