A significant numbers of restaurant chains have been forced to file for bankruptcy protection due to the COVID-19 pandemic. One of these chains is Sizzler – a beloved chain of restaurants in the U.S. The Sizzler USA family steakhouse chain, which opened more than sixty (60) years ago, was forced into bankruptcy due to declining sales and operations. In its bankruptcy, Sizzler plans to reorganize its debts by way of a Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing. Sizzler’s bankruptcy was filed in the Northern District of California Bankruptcy Court, in the San Jose division.
In light of Sizzler’s filing for bankruptcy protection, many individuals who may have pending claims against Sizzler, such as injury claims, employment claims, or breach of contract claims may have to put a stop to any collection/litigation efforts. In order to proceed with any efforts to collect against Sizzler for injury claims, employment claims, or breach of contract claims, an individual having a claim against Sizzler would have to seek permission from the bankruptcy court and let the Court know about the claim. This is where our bankruptcy attorneys come in. With just one phone call, we can assist you with the next steps that you can take in the bankruptcy filed by Sizzler, now that Sizzler has filed for bankruptcy protection.
What is a Motion for Relief from the Automatic Stay?
A Motion for Relief from the Automatic Stay is a motion filed by a creditor in a bankruptcy case. The creditor asks the bankruptcy Court to give that creditor authorization to proceed with some enforcement action against the debtor (Sizzler is the Debtor in bankruptcy). A Motion for Relief must be filed so that a creditor could proceed with state court action. There are numerous rules that govern the filing of a Motion for Relief from the Automatic Stay in the Northern District of California bankruptcy Court. An experienced creditor bankruptcy attorney can assist with that.
I am a Creditor and Need to File a Motion for Relief from the Automatic Stay in the Sizzler Bankruptcy filed in the Northern District of California Bankruptcy Court. What Should I Do?
If you had you collection efforts delayed due to the filing of a bankruptcy by the Sizzler Bankruptcy in the Northern District of California, you should take immediate action and consult with an attorney to determine how you can seek authorization from the Northern District of California bankruptcy court so that you can proceed with your collection efforts. Contact our qualified attorneys at Katz Law now! We have handled hundreds of Motions for Relief from the Automatic Stay all across California.
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If you are thinking about filing a bankruptcy and you own a home, contact our qualified attorneys at Katz Law now! We are bankruptcy attorneys in California who have filed hundreds of Motions for Relief from the Automatic Stay on behalf of creditors. Call us now at (310) 444-9444.