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Hello, I from education can not give you a direct answer, but from experience a discharge can take up to 3 months after the inital court date. All paperwork will be filed, and any funds from the trustee will be distributed within this timeframe. Im not a legal advisor, so this information may vary from state to state. The information listed above was done in the state of Ohio.

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How long will it take for chapter 7 bankruptcy to discharge?

3 to 4 months


How long do you have to wait in order file file chapter 7 bankruptcy again?

chapter 7 filings 8 years from the time of discharge and the time for filing a chapter 13 after a chapter 7 discharge 4 years.


How long does chapter 7 bankruptcy take to complete?

It is usually 4 to 5 months from filing to Discharge.


How long does it take after a bankruptcy is discharged to show on your credit report?

The amount of time a bankruptcy stays on your credit report after discharge differs between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy. With Chapter 7 bankruptcy, the Chapter 7 stays on your credit report for 10 years. Chapter 13 bankruptcy, after discharge, it shows for 7 years on your credit report.


After Chapter 7 bankruptcy has been Discharge can buy a home?

After Chapter 7 bankruptcy has been Discharge can buy a home


What is the different between a chapter 7 and chapter 13 bankruptcy?

In Chapter 7 bankruptcy, you ask the bankruptcy court to discharge most of the debts you owe. In exchange for this discharge, the bankruptcy trustee can take any property you own that is not exempt from collection.


What is the law for the time limit given for discharge on chapter 7 bankruptcy?

What is the law for the time limit given for discharge on chapter 7 bankruptcy?


How long does it take to receive bankruptcy discharge papers?

It depends on your case; ask your attorney. For non-asset Chapter 7 cases, I understand it usually takes 6 months. For Chapter 13, you have to complete the plan (up to 5 years) before you can get a discharge.


What is the maximum personal loan that can be discharge in chapter 7?

Chapter 7 has no maximum loan amount.


How long does a chapter 7 bankruptcy stay on your credit report in Oklahoma?

10 years from discharge...everywhere


How long do you have to wait to file another chapter 7 if you filed one before the new bankruptcy laws took affect?

8 years from the date of discharge of the previous chapter 7.


Can you file chapter 13 bankruptcy after you have filed a chapter 7 in Indiana?

A chapter 13 bankruptcy can be filed if it has been at least 4 years from the date of the discharge of a chapter 7. Nonsense. You can file a chapter 13 the day after the 7 is closed. You may not be eligible for a discharge, but the point of doing a "chapter 20" is usually to dump the unsecured debt in the 7 and use the 13 to get caught up on the mortgage, for which no discharge is necessary.


How often can you file for chapter 7 bankruptcy?

Eight years after the discharge of a previous chapter 7, four years after the completion of a chapter 13.


If you filed bankruptcy last month when are you eligible to file bankruptcy again?

A Chapter 7 can be filed again eight (8) years after the discharge. A Chapter 13, can be filed four (4) years after the discharge of a Chapter 7, 11 or 12; and two (2) years after the discharge of a previous Chapter 13.


How long does a chapter 7 bankrupcty remain on a credit file once it has been discharged?

10 years from discharge.


How long does it take to be discharged from chapter 7?

It depends upon the complexity of the individual case, but usually, the period of time from filing until receipt of discharge is 90 to 120 days.


Can the court take money from a savings account that was openeded after the discharge of a chapter 7 bankruptcy?

No, Once you have a discharge its like starting over. dicharge mean its done. No other actions will take place.


How many times can you file Chapter 7 bankruptcy in a lifetime?

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 your Chapter 7 was discharged March '99 when can you file again?

For another Chapter 7... 6 years from the date of filing. The date of discharge does not matter. If you want to file a Chapter 13, you can do that immediately after the 7 discharge.


How long does a bankruptcy take to discharge in Idaho?

The time-frame for a Chapter 7 bankruptcy case in Idaho is the same as all other states. The discharge should arrive between three and four months after filing. This assumes that no creditor nor the Trustee has filed an objection to such discharge.


Can you convert a chapter 13 to a chapter 7 if a previous chapter 7 was filed 6 years ago?

NO! To file a chapter 7 again you have to wait at least 8 years from the first chapter 7's discharge date.


Can a person file bankruptcy again after 7 years?

Under current law, you are eligible to receive a Chapter 7 discharge if it has been more than 6 years since your last Chapter 7 discharge. However, new bankruptcy laws taking affect October 17, 2005 create new rules on receiving a discharge: Chapter 7 cannot be filed unless the debtor was discharged from the previous Chapter 7 or Chapter 11 bankruptcy more than eight years ago. Chapter 13 cannot be filed unless: The debtor received a discharge under Chapter 7, 11 or 12 more than four years ago; or the debtor received a discharge under Chapter 13 more than two years ago.


When does the 7-year removal from your credit apply?

7 years from discharge (not filing, but actual date of discharge) of a Chapter 7. Don't know about a 13.


Can you file bankruptcy more than once?

Yes about every 7 years. * A chapter 7 can be filed 8 years after a previous chapter 7 discharge. A chapter 13 can be filed 4 years after a discharge of a BK 7, 11 or 12 and two years after a discharged 13.


Is your credit bad after chapter 7?

As long as you don't obtain any collections, late pays, etc. after the discharge of the bankruptcy.