8 years from the date of discharge of the previous chapter 7.
You can file as many as you want however you should wait 8 to 10 years before you can file another chapter for bankruptcy.
A person's income does not count after filing chapter 7 bankruptcy. All that counts is what you had before filing bankruptcy.
You must wait 8 years after the filing of the petition before filing another chapter 7.
Yes you can change a joint bank account before a Chapter 7 bankruptcy. You should have your finances in order before you file a bankruptcy.
No. You can only have one bankruptcy proceeding at a time. You can convert the 13 to a 7.
Under the new Bankruptcy laws you must now wait 8 years before filing another Chapter & or Total Bankruptcy as it is better know. You may be eligible to file if eligible a Chapter 13 to structure repayment to those creditors.
Before the new bankrupcy laws took affect it was a fairly simple matter to conver from a "13" to a "7"; now it is extremely difficult to have such action approved by the bankruptcy court. The best options are to consult with the attorney who handled the BK or contact the chapter 13 trustee for assistance.
No legitimate commercial lender will grant you credit while you are in a Chapter 7. Any applications will be turned down and will adversely affect your credit score. The only possible credit situation would be a mortgage restructuring, if you are reaffirming the mortgage, and even then they prefer to wait until you are discharged.
If you filed a Chapter 7 bankruptcy and buy a car before the discharge is issued, there's no impact on your case. If you're in Chapter 13, however, your disposable income post-filing until discharge may be considered property of the estate; in addition, if you're financing the new car then you likely need to have the court's permission before entering into the financing agreement.
It is 180 days before you can refile
not at the same time, and you'll have to wait a certain period of time after being dismissed/discharged from one before filing the other.
If you are surrendering your house anyways, it is usually better for your credit score if you do it through bankruptcy. If your house is foreclosed on before you file bankruptcy, then your credit score is hit by both the foreclosure and the bankruptcy. If you let your house go back through bankruptcy, instead, then your credit score is only hit by a bankruptcy.
If it is a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, you have to wait 8 years before you can file it again.
Chapter 7 every 7 years, Chapter 13, as needed.
i believe that Bankruptcy planning should be done before the final divorce decree is obtained. This way your required payment of joint debts may be discharged without violating a court order.
Under the new law taking effect on 10/17/05, you need to wait 8 years after a Chapter 7 discharge before you are eligible for another Chapter 7 discharge.
If you buy a used car with cash before filing a chapter 7 bankruptcy, How long do you need in between purchase and filing to keep the vehicle if the vehicle meets exemption in a state?
It depends on the chapter you filed under. If you filed under Chapter 7, you have to wait 8 years before filing again. If you filed under Chapter 13, you only have to wait four years.
Are you referring to a Chapter 13 bankruptcy confirmation hearing?
Personal? Business? Chapter 7? 11? 13?
Generally, you cannot be discharged of debt under Chapter 7 if you received a Chapter 7 or Chapter 11 discharge within the six years before the filing of this petition or if you received a Chapter 12 or Chapter 13 discharge in a case that paid less than 70% to the unsecured creditors and was filed in the six years before the filing of this petition. These restrictions do not apply to a previous Chapter 13 bankruptcy. If you wish to file for chapter 13 bankruptcy however, the court lets you do that one time automatically after already filing for chapter 7 bankruptcy.
If the lender is willing to reaffirm the loan with the borrower then the vehicle can be returned. A vehicle is a secured debt and is not subject to chapter 7 bankruptcy laws.
If you included it in your bankruptcy, you're protected by the discharge. If you didn't and you're already discharged from Chapter 7, you may not be protected. I suggest you discuss this with your bankruptcy lawyer.