I am about to do a short sale but my propane company put a lien on my house for an unpaid that legal?

Hi there, as I can't afford a lawyer, I am filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy without a lawyer. The last year has been a complete financial disaster with me losing my job and my wife forced to quit hers due to her medical condition.The only bright spot is that I managed recently to get my mortgage company to agree to a short sale as I owe more on my mortgage than my house is worth. The thing is I discovered that even this solitary bright spot could be destroyed by my propane company which placed a lien on my house for an unpaid propane bill which I can't pay. Now I thought liens could only be placed on property via a court order or by the IRS but all this company did was pay the town's clerk's office $25 to put a lien on my house for the unpad bill. My question is will this lien stand up in court and /or will bankruptcy remove it to allow the sale to go through. If I had the money to pay it I would but I am stuck in h-e-ll known as Vermont where there are no decent jobs

Asked By: patrick F - 4/11/2008
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Answered By: bigdog - 4/11/2008
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If the propane company obtained a small claims judgment against you, then it is simple for them to use that judgment to put a lien on your house, and it's quite legal... More
Answered By: acermill - 4/11/2008
Only an attorney can tell you for sure. Check with your local bar asociation, and get an attorney, who will give you some advice, for short money.
Answered By: Beau R - 4/11/2008
Not sure how much the lien is for the propane but it can't be enough to keep the short sale from going thru. I am guessing that it is about 600 bucks or less. If that is the case the new owner of the house will just pay it and all will be well... More
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