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You do not have to be unemployed to file bankruptcy.

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How long do you have to be unemployed to file chapter 7?

You do not have to be unemployed to file for chapter 7 or any bankruptcy.

How long do you have to wait to file bankruptcy again in Georgia?

If it is a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, you have to wait 8 years before you can file it again.

When you file for bankruptcy how long before you can buy a house?

When you file for bankrupt, you can wait for 2 years before u can buy a house.

How long after you file bankruptcy can you file again in Washington state?

8 years between discharge of bankruptcy to re-file.

Can a mother and daughter file bankruptcy jointly?

the answer is yes, Yes mother and daughter can file bankruptcy jointly and also you and your husband will file bankruptcy jointly is still accepted as long as its not same sex marriage.

In Kentucky How long after bankruptcy can you file chapter 7 and can you file chapter 13 after chapter 7?

You can file bankruptcy again 7 years after the last time you filed.

How long do you have to wait to file bankruptcy after transferring a title to a vehicle?

Your ability to file BK is not effected.

How long after discharge can you file an amendment for a lien left out of bankruptcy by accident?


How long do you have to wait to file bankruptcy again in Illinois?

You have to wait 8 years before you can file Chapter 7 again. (Before the new bankruptcy law passed in 2005, you could file every six years.) For Chapter 13 reorganization, you can file more often than that, but you can't have more than one case open at the same time.

How long after filing chapter bankruptcy for it to be removed from your credit report?

can you stop wage garnishment from your wages if you file bankruptcy

Where can one file for bankruptcy or fraud?

In order to file for bankruptcy a person will need to hire an attorney or lawyer. Bankruptcy has long term financial consequences for the person so a competent attorney should be hired.

How long after a chapter 7 bankruptcy can you file another chapter 7in the state of Tennessee?

Bankruptcy is Federal jurisdiction, therefore, the state has nothing to do with it. Usually, when you file bankruptcy, you cannot file for another 7 years, Period. No matter which state you live in.

How long do you have to wait to file bankruptcy again in Indiana?

Assuming it is federal bankruptcy, 8 years, the same in every state.

How long does Equifax keep a bankruptcy on file?

Generally ten years from the time of the last (closing) activity of the said bankruptcy.

How long does it take to be discharged from bankruptcy?

About 4 to 6 months from file date.

How long after opening or using a credit card can you file bankruptcy?

No waiting period

Are accounts after bankruptcy included in bankruptcy?

Any debt that you accumulate before your bankruptcy filing and have listed on your petition will be eliminated when you receive your discharge as long as your creditors do not file an injunction against you. After you receive your discharge you are welcome and able to open new credit accounts but any debt you accumulate will not be considered a part of the bankruptcy you filed before opening the account.

Will a collections attorney not sue you if you say you will file bankruptcy?

They WILL sue you as long as they have the legal right to do so. Bankruptcy may be your only option.

Does wage garnishment stop the day you file Bankruptcy?

It should, but only for as long as the bankruptcy is active, and only so long as the debt is listed after the bankruptcy is discharged. More accurately, the garnishment must stop when the plantiff in the judgment has received notice that there is a bankruptcy.

How long do you have to wait to file bankruptcy after last bankruptcy?

You have to wait eight years after filing for Chapter 7 and 4 after filing for Chapter 13.

How long is bankruptcy for?

Bankruptcy lasts on your credit record for 7 to 10 years. You can re file a Chapter 7 after it has been 8 years. You can file a different chapter after it has been four years.

How much do you have to have to file bankruptcy before you can?

Well there is actually no limit as long as you pretend you are heaps poor. Some people call it fraud but i think of it more as a 'business opportunity'

Can you keep your home if you file a chapter 13 bankruptcy?

Yes, as long as you keep making the payments.

Can you file bankruptcy on day set for foreclosure?

As long as the date and time stamp on your bankruptcy petition is prior to the time of the auction on the date for the auction, yes you can.

Can you file a chapter 7 immediately after your chapter 13 was dismissed for nonpayment?

So long as you are eligible for a Chapter 7 discharge and the bankruptcy court did not specifically order you not to refile a new bankruptcy, you should be able to file a new Chapter 7 right away. Because of the recent changes in the law, plese consult with a bankruptcy attorney before making any decisions.