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A Chapter 7 bankruptcy cases can be reopened after discharge and case closure under certain circumstances. Many bankruptcy courts routinely grant debtors' motions to amend schedules to list previously omitted creditors. But reopening a closed, no-asset case to add a creditor has no effect on whether the omitted debt is discharged.

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Q: If debt included on your bankruptcy had been filed and two years later a record showed up on you for this suit can you get this off your record?
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