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A Chapter 13, whether it is dismissed or successfully receives discharge, is on your credit report for 7 years. A chapter 7 is on your credit report for 10 years.

i called equifax and a discharged chapter 13 stays on for 7 years and a dismissed chapter 13 stays on for 10 years

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Q: How long does a dismissed chapter 13 bankruptcy stay on your credit file?
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How long will a dismissed bankruptcy stay on your credit?

:A bankruptcy under chapter 7 or 11, or a non-discharged or dismissed chapter 13 bankruptcy generally remains on your credit file for 10 years from the date filed. A discharged chapter 13 bankruptcy generally remains on your credit file for 7 years from the date filed.


If debts are paid after bankruptcy with a post bankruptcy inheritance does the bankruptcy go away?

No once filed on file. * A dismissed or discharged chapter 7 will remain on a credit report for ten years. A dismissed or completed chapter 13 will remain on a credit report for 7 years.


When you file chapter 7 bankruptcy and the case was dimissed will this show up on my credit report?

Yes. It will show that you filed bankruptcy and that the bankruptcy was dismissed.


If a chapter 7 bankruptcy was voluntarily dismissed not discharged can it be removed from your credit file?

No, it will remain for seven years.


Can an individual dismissed from Chapter 13 bankruptcy refile for bankruptcy?

You can file a Chapter 7 bankruptcy.


If you filed chapter 13 and had it dismissed and paid of the debt is there any way to get it off of your credit report?

No. Filing a bankruptcy creates a public record that does not go away because you did not complete the bankruptcy. - once you file and get a case number you have filed for bankruptcy. if you didn't follow through and it got dismissed is regardless. you still filed for bankruptcy and it will still be on your credit report.


Can you file chapter 7 bankruptcy before a chapter 13 has been dismissed?

No. You can only have one bankruptcy proceeding at a time. You can convert the 13 to a 7.


If you file for bankruptcy and it is dismissed will credit score go down?

More than likely if you file for bankruptcy your credit score will go down. They report the filings for up to seven years and sometimes ten.


Can you file for bankruptcy again after the dismissal of a Chapter 7 bankruptcy?

Bankruptcy is meant to give an honest debtor a fresh start in life. Just because your chapter 7 petition has been dismissed it does not mean that you can never file for bankruptcy protection. If your chapter 7 petition was dismissed less than a year ago, then the automatic stay that comes into operation on the filing of a bankruptcy petition will be operational only for 30 days after which it will be terminated unless you can show that your prior filing which was dismissed was filed in good faith. For an official opinion, it is advised you seek legal counsel.


Who may file Chapter 7 bankruptcy?

Almost any individual, partnership, or corporation may file a chapter 7 bankruptcy petition if he or she live in, has a domicile, a location of business, or property in the United States. If you filed a prior bankruptcy petition and the prior proceeding was dismissed within the last 180 days, you may not be able to file a second petition. If you pass the "means test" and complete the required credit counseling within six months prior, most people can file a Chapter 7.


Can you file a chapter 7 bankruptcy and a chapter 13 bankruptcy?

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.


How do you file a voluntary dismissal of a chapter 7 bankruptcy?

You can have your Chapter 7 claim dismissed as long as the dismissal will not harm your creditors. This is filed with the court in much the same way as when you initially filed for chapter 7 bankruptcy


If bankruptcy has been dismissed can you file again?

If bankruptcy has been dismissed it is possible to file again. The trustee will require an explanation of why the first case was dismissed before accepting a new bankruptcy case.


If your chapter 13 bankruptcy was dismissed in 2005 can you file again?

Probably, though it may depend on why the case was dismissed. Consult an experienced bankruptcy lawyer about whether your dismissal order would present you with problems, and about whether filing another Chapter 13 or filing a Chapter 7 would be advisable.


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


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.


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.


How long will a dismissed chapter 13 be on your credit file?

Seven (7) years from the date of dismissal.


How often can you file chapter 7 bankruptcy?

A previous Chapter 13 bankruptcy filing will have an effect on your eligibility to file a Chapter 7 bankruptcy. For instance, if your Chapter 13 was dismissed, you will have to wait 180 days from the date of dismissal, whereas if you filed Chapter 13 and repaid at least 70 percent of your debts, you will be able to file a petition for Chapter 7 bankruptcy anytime thereafter. In contrast, if you received a complete discharge under Chapter 13, or you did not repay at least 70 percent of your unsecured debt, you will have to wait at least six years to receive a discharge.


When you file a Chapter 13 bankruptcy and it is dismissed you decide not to go on with it will this show up on your credit report?

The filing of a Chapter 13 SHOULD show on your credit report. The dismissal MAY show. Without seeing all three of your credit bureau files, there is no way to know for certain. You should obtain copies of all three reports from Equifax, Experian and Transunion. Dispute the appearance of anything having to do with a bankruptcy if you did not "go through with it".


When you file chapter 7 bankruptcy do they check your credit reports?

yes, it will remain on your credit reports for 7 years


How can one get a loan if they have declared bankruptcy?

Getting a loan after bankruptcy can be difficult depending on what type of bankruptcy one files. A Chapter 13 bankruptcy, one cannot even apply for credit during the length of the bankruptcy. In a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, that is a different story. One can file Chapter 7 bankruptcy and as soon as it is discharged can apply for credit. The only problem with getting a loan after bankruptcy is that you may have to have a co-signer until you build up some positive credit.


Can a chapter 13 be removed 7 years after being involuntarily dismissed?

The answer is yes -- Chapter 13s are removed after 7 years in a credit file


Does having a bankruptcy dismissed restart the statute of limitation?

Having a bankruptcy dismissed does restart the statute of limitation on a bankruptcy. You will have to wait eight years to file another bankruptcy.


Can a discharged bankruptcy be reinstated?

Discharged Bankruptcy normally means that it was a successful bankruptcy and the debt slate is now clean. But if your bankruptcy has been dismissed by the court you can file to have it reinstated. An experienced bankruptcy attorney can help you file to reinstate your dismissed bankruptcy case. You must include the reason the case was dismissed, why it failed and how it will be better if the case is reinstated.