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Can you file chapter 7 after chapter 13 is dismissed?


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Answered 2015-07-15 21:19:06

Yes, but you need to find out if there is a 180 day filing bar. (Yes automatically if there was a Motion for Relief from Stay).

If the case was dismissed without the filing bar and without prejudice, then you can refile immediately.

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