not sure whether to file a Motion to Avoid Lien, Motion to Vacate Judgment, and an Order to Show Cause stipulating a chaper 7 has commenced. helpYou should contact the court, get their fax number, and send over a copy of your bankruptcy filing. This will notify them that an automatic stay should be in place. The important thing is that you list the judgment on your schedules submitted to the bankruptcy court. Motion to avoid lien is typically to avoid liens that have no equity attached to them, such as a second mortgage. Motion to vacate judgment is used to vacate a judgment for deficiencies such as lack of jurisdiction or improper service of process. Don't think that is necessary here.