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Can a creditor continue to report to your credit report after bankruptcy?

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2005-10-27 00:07:29
2005-10-27 00:07:29

After the discharge, you are entitled under federal law to have the balance of each discharged debt reported as "O". The history of delinquencies can be reported, but the balance must be zero. If it is not so reported, dispute the debt.

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