How long does chapter 13 bankruptcy stay on credit report?
Bankruptcy filings typically stay on a debtor's credit report for 10 years.
Between five (5) and six (6) years, depending on how long it took to discharge the chapter 13 bankruptcy. Generally a total of ten (10) years after the bankruptcy appears on your credit report is required before applying for prime credit. The average chapter 13 takes 4-5 years to be discharged, leaving about 5 years of having the bankruptcy still on your credit report.
Accounts stay on your credit history for seven years. Bankruptcies stay on for ten. * New bankruptcy reform laws have no bearing on credit reportage. A discharged chapter 7 or 13 remain on the report for 10 years from discharge date. A dismissed chapter 7 remains for 10 years and a dismissed chapter 13 remains for 7 years.
Certainly one of the biggest downsides of filing for bankruptcy is the affect it has on your credit. Generally speaking bankruptcy stays on your credit report for 7-10 years. = ans = As you must have seen asked and answered here at least 100 different ways....BK IS ON YOUR CREDIT REPORT FOR AT LEAST 10 YEARS. It is available as a public record of a court for much longer, basically forever.