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Thank you, for your time.  I wrote a promissory note, for $210,000, promised to a friend's uncle, underwritten by property in the D.C. area, in 2005.  Unfortunately, this uncle filed for bankruptcy last year, and the "Creditor's meeting" is upcoming.  I assumed, that since the promissory note was directly underwritten by the property, my loss was limited to the value of that property, even if the sale was forced.  I have come to figure out, I might be wrong, and lose my entire investment, because of the unsecured nature of promissory notes.  Please give me your unbiased feedback, at your earliest convenience.

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Hello Mr. Tucker:     I see that you just posted this question.    I can help you but need to know more about the nature of the security, or as you put it, the "underwriting" that accompanied the note.    If you call me I can look up your bankruptcy on the computer and give you a better answer, but without knowing more specific information there is no way that I, or anyone else, can fairly comment on this circumstance.    If you call me now, I will not charge you just to talk on the phone.      You can call me at this number directly:     

Jack Hall, J.D.
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915  261-3893

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