i filed Chapter 7 and had my 341 meeting. No debtors attended. This trustee closed my case. I am now needing to to send additional documents to a state trustee. My attorney has not explained anything to me. Why would this happen?
You need to set an appointment with your attorney to clear this up. First of all, you meant to say that no creditors appeared, as you are the debtor. Second, if the case is closed, that means the trustee has no further involvement in the case. It may be that you have received a discharge, but that the case is not closed because the trustee is investigating the possibility of assets, so the case will no actually be closed until the trustee is satisfied through the review of documents. The trustee can also hold a case open for years if he or she is waiting on you to receive an asset such as a settlement or inheritance. Ask your attorney and get clarification before there is a problem.
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I agree with the prior answer. You need to talk to your attorney as they would know all the details of your case and be able to best advise you.
You will need a bankruptcy attorney to determine what the meaning and intent of the US attorney's office is in seeking documents from you.
You are the debtor and I hope you showed up for the 341 meeting with your trustee. You then say a state trustee wants additional documents. Was this a misstatement, or did you mean to say your bankruptcy trustee wants additional documents? If you want accurate answers to your legal questions here on avvo, avoid using words you don't understand. You are confusing the volunteer attorneys that are genuinely trying to help you. Hope this perspective helps!
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