Employer Notification of a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

August 1, 2019 | By Steffens Law Accident Injury Lawyers
Employer Notification of a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

If you're contemplating filing for bankruptcy, it's understandable to be concerned about your privacy. Debt is nothing to be ashamed of, but keeping your private life out of the office is often a wise choice.

Employers are not usually notified when a Chapter 7 case is filed. However, the trustee in a Chapter 7 case often contacts an employer seeking information as to the status of the person’s wages or salary at the time the case was filed or to verify a person’s current monthly income. 

If there are compelling reasons for not informing an employer in a particular case, the trustee should be notified. He or she may be willing to make other arrangements to obtain the necessary information.

How Steffens Law Office Can Help

At Steffens Law Office, our goal is to help you manage your debt burden without compromising your privacy. If you are concerned about your employer discovering your Chapter 7 filing, we can help you take steps to avoid the trustee contacting your office. Call today to schedule a case review