The simple answer is generally, no. Unless you personally inform someone, check the Bankruptcy Court docket, or give someone permission to check your credit report, the only parties that would know that you filed for bankruptcy are the Bardsley and Gray attorney’s, your creditors, and some court personnel. Other than these parties, no one, including your employer, will know. Further, your bankruptcy case is not listed in the ‘legal section’ of your local newspaper and is not publically advertised. Therefore, a bankruptcy filing can be relatively anonymous.
If you are filing for bankruptcy in the New Bedford, Massachusetts, South Shore, Massachusetts or Bristol County Massachusetts area, this may be an important question that you have.
Please call The Law Office of Bardsley and Gray at (508) 985-0054 for a free consultation on your bankruptcy case.