How long will a chapter 13 bankruptcy stay on a credit report?
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.
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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.
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.
If you and your husband recently had your Chapter 7 bankruptcy discharged how long will it take to reflect on your credit report score?
If a bankruptcy was discharged in 1993 does it automatically come off of your credit report and how long after What if it's still on your report?
Unfortunately, filing for bankruptcy has a major negative effect on your credit, which as you probably already know can effect a lot of your future money issues. Bankruptcy, whether chapter 7 or chapter 13 stays on your credit report for at least 7-10 years after filing and just because it is off does not mean that your score will automatically increase-that is something you have to work for!
Bankruptcy would be more credit damaging than just having large credit card debt, mainly because it stays on your credit report for longer. One of the biggest disadvantages of filing for bankruptcy is the lasting effect it has on your credit report- typically staying on your report for 7-10 years. With credit card debt there are more flexible options and obviously when you pay the debt and does not stay on your report for as…