Can the bank remove my accounts if I file for bankruptcy? 3 Answers as of October 16, 2010Can the bank legally remove funds from my checking/savings accounts once I file? I am filing bankruptcy on my bank, the same bank that I have my mortgage, savings/checking account and credit card with. I am reaffirming on the mortgage but will file chapter 7 on the credit card.
Greifendorff Law Offices, PC | Christine Wilton
Not sure what you mean by remove. Banks can take funds to pay debts, before you file bankruptcy. If you have already filed, they cannot take, without the Courts permission. You will have to be sure they receive notice of your bankruptcy and contact them to get your money back.
Answer Applies to: California