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Under the new law the covers all bankruptcies filed on or after 10/17/05, you would need to way 4 years to file for Chapter 13.

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Q: If you filed chapter 7 how long after the discharge do you have to wait to file a chapter 13?
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You may discharge medical bills that are accrued up until the day your case is filed in either chapter.


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How long do you have to wait in order file file chapter 7 bankruptcy again?

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How do you file a voluntary dismissal of a chapter 7 bankruptcy?

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If you filed Chapter 13 how long must you wait to file chapter 7 if you have another credit crisis?

The new bankruptcy reform legislation will dramatically change how long someone must wait to file bankruptcy if they have previously received a discharge. Under the current law, a debtro can file Chapter 7 again if it has been more than 6 years since he or she was discharged from the previous Chapter 7 bankruptcy. Under the new bankruptcy law taking effect on October 17, 2005, Chapter 7 cannot be filed unless the debtor was discharged from the previous Chapter 7 or bankruptcy more than eight years ago. The debtor cannot file a Chapter 13 unless: (1) the debtor received a discharge under Chapter 7, 11 or 12 more than four years ago; or (2) the debtor received a discharge under Chapter 13 more than two years ago.


If you filed a Chapter 13 how long do you have to wait to file another one?

Under the new bankruptcy law taking effect on October 17, 2005, Chapter 7 cannot be filed unless the debtor was discharged from the previous Chapter 7 or bankruptcy more than eight years ago. The debtor cannot file a Chapter 13 unless: (1) the debtor received a discharge under Chapter 7, 11 or 12 more than four years ago; or (2) the debtor received a discharge under Chapter 13 more than two years ago.


How long after you file bankruptcy can you file again?

Under the bankruptcy laws effective on October 17, 2005, Chapter 7 cannot be filed unless the debtor was discharged from the previous Chapter 7 or bankruptcy more than eight years ago. The debtor cannot file a Chapter 13 unless: (1) the debtor received a discharge under Chapter 7, 11 or 12 more than four years ago; or (2) the debtor received a discharge under Chapter 13 more than two years ago. The above notes discharge dates


How long do you have to wait to file a chapter 7 bankruptcy after you have filed for a chapter 13 bankruptcy?

Under the bankruptcy laws effective on October 17, 2005, Chapter 7 cannot be filed unless the debtor was discharged from the previous Chapter 7 or bankruptcy more than eight years ago. The debtor cannot file a Chapter 13 unless: (1) the debtor received a discharge under Chapter 7, 11 or 12 more than four years ago; or (2) the debtor received a discharge under Chapter 13 more than two years ago. The above notes discharge dates. There are methods to convert an active Chap 13 to a 7.


How long after a chapter 13 discharge can you file for another chapter 13?

If your first chpt 13 was dismissed, you can file right away. If your first chpt 13 was discharged, I believe you can still file right away (in some jurisdictions), but you will not be eligible for discharge in the second BK.


How long does a chapter 7 bankrupcty remain on a credit file once it has been discharged?

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If you file chapter 7 6year's ago how long do you have to wait to refile in California?

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How long after being discharged from chapter 13 can you file chapter 7?

Under the new bankruptcy law in effect as of October 17, 2005, Chapter 7 cannot be filed unless the debtor was discharged from the previous Chapter 7 or bankruptcy more than eight years ago. The debtor cannot file a Chapter 13 unless: (1) the debtor received a discharge under Chapter 7, 11 or 12 more than four years ago; or (2) the debtor received a discharge under Chapter 13 more than two years ago.


Can you file a chapter 13 bankruptcy after a chapter 7 that has been discharged. if not how long must i wait?

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In California after you have filed bankruptcy how long do you have to wait before you can file again?

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How long should you wait before you file a 7 after a 13?

Under the bankruptcy laws effective on October 17, 2005, Chapter 7 cannot be filed unless the debtor was discharged from the previous Chapter 7 or bankruptcy more than eight years ago. The debtor cannot file a Chapter 13 unless: (1) the debtor received a discharge under Chapter 7, 11 or 12 more than four years ago; or (2) the debtor received a discharge under Chapter 13 more than two years ago.


How long after filing a chapter 7 can you file a chapter 13 in Washington state?

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How long do you have to wait to file a Chapter 13 after being discharged from Chapter 7 in Kentucky?

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How long does a bankruptcy take to discharge in Idaho?

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How long must you wait to file Chapter 7 again?

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How long will a dismissed bankruptcy stay on your credit?

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