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How long do you have to wait after filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy in California to start a new business?

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2005-10-24 12:44:40

You can start a new business right away, although you might find it difficult to get financing until your case has been discharged or dismissed.

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Depends on the type of bankruptcy you are filing. Generally a personal bankruptcy does not effect your business, and vise versa. However, if your business is filing bankruptcy, a Chapter 11 reorganization will allow you to stay in business.

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Yes, temporarily. Filing for bankruptcy protects your from collection actions taken by your creditors, including foreclosure during the proceedings.

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