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How long do you have to wait to marry after filing a chapter 7 bankruptcy?

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2013-01-20 07:53:42
2013-01-20 07:53:42

A bankruptcy has nothing to do with your ability to marry. You can marry at any time.

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


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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?


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