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Protection From Creditor Actions

One of the main advantages to filing bankruptcy is obtaining the benefit of the automatic stay. 

Under 11 U.S.C. § 362, this protection arises as soon as a bankruptcy Petition is filed.  It stops all creditor collection activities, garnishments, levies and foreclosures.  This means that a creditor is stopped from suing you, foreclosing on your property, and removing funds from your bank account to satisfy a Judgment.


  • Motions for Relief from Stay
  • Motions for In rem relief
  • Time limits imposed on the automatic stay because of prior bankruptcy filings

Areas We Serve

The Woods Law Firm, LLC represents clients throughout the state of Connecticut, including Hartford, Tolland, Putnam, New London, Middlesex, New Haven, Litchfield and Fairfield Counties.