how does a bankruptcy affect my job or future prospects?
Will my employer find out if I file for bankruptcy? Will I ever be able to teach if I file? I know they do extensive background checks for teachers, but will a bankruptcy be a red flag for that profession?
Asked By: Jennifer L - 1/24/2009
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Your employer may or may not find out. As somebody else mentioned, if you file Ch 13 and there is a wage order, your employer will receive the wage order directing it to send the Ch 13 payment directly to the trustee... More
Answered By: rpg - 1/25/2009
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in this recession everyone may be in your situation. bankruptcy can be justified by conditions. i would not hide. they may not find out. normally bankruptcy affects those who are applying for jobs which cant afford them to be in financial debt (CIA, FBI, etc). If you are providing a service as a teacher which does not... More
Answered By: marisa - 1/24/2009
Employers that look at credit reports are usually employers that must trust their employees with money or valuable items. Ex: A dollar store manager will not hire someone with $30,000 of credit card debt, because he will fear that a cashier will steal. /
Answered By: Judy - 1/24/2009
Your employer will find out if you file a Chapter 13 bankruptcy which requires you to repay some of your debt. Those payments are taken as garnishments from your salary and the court will require your employer to send those payments directly to the Trustee... More
Answered By: Tomk - 1/24/2009
Potential employers can legally check your credit and see the bankruptcy.
Answered By: boomer_f_16 - 1/24/2009
very possible....I would personally check and see if it's even on your record.....As a tool to get a background check for my tenants, I use instantbackground-report.com.
Answered By: Obama4444 - 1/25/2009
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