N.Y. Debtor & Creditor Law Section 137
Effect of failure so to apply

If the prisoner does not, within thirty days after personal service of such a notice, either present a petition to the proper court, as prescribed in article third of this chapter, or serve, upon the creditor giving the notice, a copy of a petition and schedule, with a notice of his intention to apply for his discharge, as prescribed in this article; or if, after such a presentation or service, he does not diligently proceed thereupon to a decision, he shall be forever barred from obtaining his discharge under the provisions of this article, or of article third of this chapter.

Source: Section 137 — Effect of failure so to apply, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/DCD/137 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 15, 2024).

Jun. 15, 2024

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