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What happens to my At&T account  IF I'VE FILED BANKRUPTCY  ?

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‎10-20-2018 2:30 PM

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@DanL1964 wrote:

What happens to my At&T account  IF I'VE FILED BANKRUPTCY  ?


Depends.  Are you planning on paying your bill?  

  • If you pay it, it'll be fine.
  • If you do not pay it, I'd think they'd close it.

 

 

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‎10-21-2018 2:53 AM

Re: Bill

I’m not a lawyer; this is a question should be asking your lawyer. 

 

That said, did you include AT&T as one of you creditors? If not, AT&T won’t even know you filed. 

 

If you did, AT&T will likely close your account. 

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I do plan on paying the balance. I've been making payments since my original call. My wireless and sattlite is bundled , i have requested them to be separated so paying seperate I could manage easy.

     Evidently that process can take several months

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@DanL1964 wrote:

I do plan on paying the balance. I've been making payments since my original call. My wireless and sattlite is bundled , i have requested them to be separated so paying seperate I could manage easy.

     Evidently that process can take several months


I'm not sure if you can separate them if they are past due. (Pretty sure you can't)

 

 

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What do I do if my bill shots up to 550.50 for no reason 

 

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@Jacobs_303 wrote:

What do I do if my bill shots up to 550.50 for no reason 

 


It depends, was it $449 previously or $100?

 

Actually, it does NOT depend on that (but you've obviously left out significant info here). There IS a reason, download the PDF of the last few months and see where the increase is. There isn't a line item for "No Reason ..... $398.95" there will be details as to what the charge is.

 

Realistically, if it shot up hundreds of dollars, it's likely the cost of a device (you upgraded and didn't return or you canceled a line that have a phone/tablet/hotspot/laptop on it and it's billing you what is owed).

 

 

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Re: Read YOUR Bill

I have a friend who has the same question as here, because every time you open a new line or buy new device they check your credit score....

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Re: BECAUSE?


@vipaffairs wrote:

I have a friend who has the same question as here, because every time you open a new line or buy new device they check your credit score....


I'm not sure how that follows? 

 

(P.S. I run my credit report ALL the time and I've never seen AT&T run a credit check when I've added a line or purchased a device, I've looked specifically for it on my old credit reports).

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