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.
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.
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…
It depends on why and how it was dismissed. You may be able to refile immediately if it was not for a serious reason, for example, if you failed to file the debt counseling certificate or other document. In some situations, you may not be entitled to a discharge but you still may be able to get a stay of any collection actions. Consult an experienced bankruptcy lawyer.