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Can they ask you to take a deposition during a bankruptcy? If so, what are they usually for?

Rule 2004 of the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure allow any creditor to move for a debtor's examination (i.e, a deposition). The creditor's attorney will ask the debtor specific questions relating to the debt and the debtor's financial situation. The examination is recorded by a court reporter. The debtor is entitled to have his or her lawyer present during the exam, but this will usually cost the debtor extra.

Because a creditor has to pay for the exam (legal counsel and the court reporter), most creditors don't ask for them unless they think the debtor has committed fraud or is hiding something.
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