If my original creditor sold my debt, is it still valid for my discharge? 12 Answers as of October 31, 2013

What if I don't know who they sold it to? Can I just list the original creditor and will it be located?

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Law Office of Thomas C. Phipps | Thomas C Phipps
Yes. List the original creditor. That is all you can do.
Answer Applies to: Missouri
Replied: 10/31/2013
Danville Law Group | Scott Jordan
Have you run a credit report? The new owner should show up on it.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 9/13/2013
Janet A. Lawson Bankruptcy Attorney
Janet A. Lawson Bankruptcy Attorney | Janet Lawson
Yes, list original creditor.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 9/13/2013
The Law Office of Darren Aronow, PC
The Law Office of Darren Aronow, PC | Darren Aronow
Usually it will show on your credit report who owns the debt.
Answer Applies to: New York
Replied: 9/13/2013
Charles Schneider, P.C.
Charles Schneider, P.C. | Charles J. Schneider
Yes if it was in the first place.
Answer Applies to: Michigan
Replied: 9/12/2013
    Law Offices of David A. Tilem | Michael Avanesian
    Best to use an attorney. If you don't feel like it's justifiable because you're broke, then settle for one of those $999 ones. Anything is better than nothing.
    Answer Applies to: California
    Replied: 9/12/2013
    A Fresh Start
    A Fresh Start | Dorothy G Bunce
    If you list the original creditor in your bankruptcy filing, the discharge of this debt will apply to any subsequent owner of the debt.
    Answer Applies to: Nevada
    Replied: 9/12/2013
    Goldsmith & Guymon
    Goldsmith & Guymon | Marjorie Guymon
    The sale should be noted on your credit report. Just list everyone on the report and you should be good.
    Answer Applies to: Nevada
    Replied: 9/12/2013
    Steele, George, Schofield & Ramos, LLP
    Steele, George, Schofield & Ramos, LLP | Alan E. Ramos
    If the debt was discharged in bankruptcy, it doesn't matter who owns it, it was discharged. If a debt buyer contacts you for debt that was discharged, inform them of the discharge (it helps to send them a letter with a copy of the discharge order, mailed certified return receipt requested). If they persist, you may have a claim against them for violation of the discharge injunction.
    Answer Applies to: California
    Replied: 9/12/2013
    Stuart P Gelberg
    Stuart P Gelberg | Stuart P Gelberg
    Yes it is dischargeable but make sure all potential entities get good notice.
    Answer Applies to: New York
    Replied: 9/12/2013
    The Law Offices of Kristy Qiu
    The Law Offices of Kristy Qiu | Mengjun Qiu
    Yes, the debt is extinguished as long as the original creditor had received notice and you can prove that you did not know of the transfer after due diligence.
    Answer Applies to: Florida
    Replied: 9/12/2013
    Law Office of Barry R. Levine | Barry R. Levine, Esq.
    Yes. This occurs far too often, but as long as the original creditor is listed, the dentist discharged regardless of whom it is subsequently sold to.
    Answer Applies to: Massachusetts
    Replied: 9/12/2013
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