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There is no legal limit to number of filings over a lifetime. However, the U.S. Trustee, a division of the U.S. Department of Justice, moniters serial filings and can object to a case if they think the multiple filings constitute an abuse of the Bankruptcy Code.

Please note that nothing in this posting or in any other posting constitutes legal advice; this is simply my understanding of the facts and law, which I do not warrant, and I am not suggesting any course of action or inaction to any person. Speak to a lawyer for specific advice. If you have any questions, please refer to a lawyer in your jurisdiction. Thanks!

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Q: How many times can you file for bankruptcy of any type in a lifetime?
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