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The bankruptcy is not discharged. Your debt obligation is discharged. The discharge notice usually is mailed to you about 6 weeks after the 341 meeting. The filing of bankruptcy will stay on your credit report for 10 years from the date of filing.

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Q: If you filed chapter 7 bankruptcy in 2003 when is it discharged and when will it come off your credit records?
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How long will a dismissed bankruptcy stay on your credit?

:A bankruptcy under chapter 7 or 11, or a non-discharged or dismissed chapter 13 bankruptcy generally remains on your credit file for 10 years from the date filed. A discharged chapter 13 bankruptcy generally remains on your credit file for 7 years from the date filed.


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.


Does filing bankruptcy remove bad marks from your credit report?

No. What will happen is all the defaulted accounts listed in the bankruptcy will be marked as such.."included in bankruptcy". The credit history, late payments, judgments, etc. will remain the same. In addition to the scenario in the above answer: The bankruptcy filing itself will be listed in the "public records" portion of your credit report. The disposition needs to be listed also (the discharge). The "bad marks" (i.e., the accounts) will show on your credit for 7 years. The bankruptcy listing will show for 7 years for a completed and discharged Chapter 13 bankruptcy and 10 years for a discharged Chapter 7.


How should an obligation that is discharged in a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy be reflected in a subsequent credit report?

The debt should be identified as being in bankruptcy or discharged in bankruptcy. It will remain on the list for 7 years. The bankruptcy will remain on the report for 10 years.


If a chapter 7 bankruptcy was voluntarily dismissed not discharged can it be removed from your credit file?

No, it will remain for seven years.


How do you know if your bankruptcy is discharged on your credit report?

Bankruptcy does not get discharged. Debts are discharged. The bankruptcy will remain on your credit report for 10 years from the date of filing. The debts that were discharged can remain for 7 years from the date of discharge, showing a zero balance and that they were discharged in bankruptcy.


If debts are paid after bankruptcy with a post bankruptcy inheritance does the bankruptcy go away?

No once filed on file. * A dismissed or discharged chapter 7 will remain on a credit report for ten years. A dismissed or completed chapter 13 will remain on a credit report for 7 years.


How can one get a loan if they have declared bankruptcy?

Getting a loan after bankruptcy can be difficult depending on what type of bankruptcy one files. A Chapter 13 bankruptcy, one cannot even apply for credit during the length of the bankruptcy. In a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, that is a different story. One can file Chapter 7 bankruptcy and as soon as it is discharged can apply for credit. The only problem with getting a loan after bankruptcy is that you may have to have a co-signer until you build up some positive credit.


How long does a discharged bankruptcy remain on a 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.


How long after a chapter 13 has been discharged can you apply for credit?

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.


How long does it take for the accounts to come off your credit report after being discharged from bankruptcy chapter seven?

Never


Your bankruptcy was discharged in 2002 how long does it stay on your credit report?

They go by when it was filed--not discharged. Legally, the answer is 10 years from filing; however, some credit bureaus remove Chapter 13 after 7 years.


How can you get your chapter 7 bankruptcy off your credit report?

It should rotate off of your credit report about 7 years after being discharged. It cannot be removed.


Can discharged items that were included in a bankruptcy be listed as discharged in bankruptcy on your credit report?

Yes, discharged debts are generally noted as "included in bankruptcy" on a CR.


Can a judgment be put on your credit if the debt was part of the bankruptcy?

Not if the debt was discharged in the bankruptcy. If the judgment was on the credit report before the bankruptcy was filed and/or was discharged in the bankruptcy, the entry will still remain on the CR for seven years.


If someone filed Chapter 7 Bankruptcy and wanted to repay some of the debts listed in full would that bring their credit with those creditors into good standing on their credit report?

No-the accounts have been discharged in bankruptcy.


Will foreclosure hit credit report after it was discharged at chapter 7 bankruptcy?

Yes, it will show as included in bankruptcy and also foreclosure. You get a double whammy. Sorry probably not what you wanted to hear.


Can bankruptcy be taken off your credit report if the bankruptcy was dismissed through the courts?

Bankruptcies are a matter of public record and this is why they appear in credit histories. A Chapter 13 listing will remain on your credit report for seven years from the filing date and a Chapter 7 will remain on the credit report for 10 years from the filing date. The credit report entry will state the bankruptcy was filed and dismissed, not discharged.


What will your credit score be after bankruptcy is discharged?

It depends on what your credit score was before your filed bankruptcy. If your credit score was low before your filed bankruptcy, then after your bankruptcy is discharged, if you send a copy of your Schedules and Discharges records to all three credit bureaus; Trans Union, Experian and Equifax and ask them to zero out all the past due balances now that you do not owe them anymore then your credit score will more than likely be higher than before you filed. Also, your bankruptcy filing is picked up under the Public Records section of your credit report, however, after 12 months the scoring models do not pick up the bankruptcy anymore so it does not effect your score. It is visible on your report for 10 years after a chapter 7 and 7 years after a chapter 13, but not in your score. It is a good idea to open up an account after your bankruptcy discharges so your scores will continue to go up. If you open a credit card, just make sure you do not go over 30% of the limit, and pay it off every month. You can go to http://www.bankruptcy-records.us/Credit_Restoration.html for step by step instructions on how to handle your credit after a bankruptcy.


What year did the law change for bankruptcy on your credit report for 10 years?

The time limit for a discharged chapter 7 or 13 bankruptcy to remain on a credit report has always been 10 years. A dismissed chapter 7 wil remain 10 years, a dismissed chapter 13 will remain 7 years.


How credit union collect bankruptcy loan that discharged?

If a loan from a credit union has been discharged in bankruptcy court, that credit union cannot collect and must write the loan off.


If your credit score is 565 after filing a chapter 7 bankruptcy that is not discharged will it lower more when the discharge becomes official?

Most likely, yes. One of the biggest effects that filing for bankruptcy has is on your credit. Bankruptcy will stay with your credit for roughly 10 years and because of that your score will decrease, at least initially.


How could you improve your credit score after filing Chapter thirteen and converting to Chapter seven once the Chapter seven bankruptcy has been discharged?

On my website, I have an article on 10 tips to rebuilding your credit after bankruptch: http://www.chs-law.com/2005/05/rebuilding-credit-after-bankruptcy.html


How long does a dismissed ch 13 stay on a credit report?

A chapter 13 Bankruptcy, dismissed, discharged, or otherwise, stays on your credit report for 7 years from the date it was filed.


A bankruptcy can not be wiped off your credit report until after 10 years but if the accounts on your credit report which were discharged in the bankruptcy can these be taken off?

The debts which were wiped out in bankruptcy still stay on your credit report, but they should be listed as "Discharged in bankruptcy." They will still stay on your credit for 7 years (they don't get extended to 10 years like the Chapter 7 just because they were discharged in bankruptcy). Please note that nothing in this posting or in any other posting constitutes legal advice; this is simply my understanding of the facts, which I do not warrant, and I am not suggesting any course of action or inaction to any person.