If I filed Chapter 7 but can no longer afford to make the payments, am I still protected under the Chapter 7?
I made 3 payments on my mortgage after filing bankruptcy.
Did you use an attorney to help you with the filing of the bankruptcy or did you do it yourself? Has there be a referee appointed in the matter as of yet? If you have listed the lender who holds the mortgage as a creditor on your bankruptcy petition and you have not reaffirmed the mortgage ( meaning that you have not said that you are going to continue paying it and in a way exempt it from bankruptcy) then you should probably be ok with not paying it anymore. I would have a talk with your referee and with your attorney to be sure. Better safe than sorry. Good luck.
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