Avoiding (Getting Rid of) Liens in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

Lien avoidance is a powerful and important tool available in Chapter 7 bankruptcy. If you have liens recorded against your property, you may be able to get rid of them through lien avoidance. However, you can only "avoid" certain types of liens, and those liens must meet further criteria. 

This topic explains what liens are, breaks them down by type, and discusses the various types of liens you can get rid of in Chapter 7 bankruptcy.