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Debts included in the bankruptcy should be noted as such in the credit report. The bankruptcy will remain on the credit report for ten years.

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You present proof that the repossession never occured. You can dispute it with the credit reporting agency.


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What are the duties of a court reporting agency?

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If you filed bankruptcy over 10 years ago and it has come off your credit report if you file again will it show two filings?

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