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When any bankruptcy action is dismissed for any reason the debtor(s) lose(s) bankruptcy protection. This means creditors may pursue collection of the debt, including, in most situations filing a lawsuit. A chapter 13 bankruptcy dismissal will remain on the debtor's credit report for 7 years.

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How soon can you file bankruptcy after a voluntary dismissal of a chapter 13?

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

You can have your Chapter 7 claim dismissed as long as the dismissal will not harm your creditors. This is filed with the court in much the same way as when you initially filed for chapter 7 bankruptcy

If you voluntarily have a chapter 13 bankruptcy dismissed will your creditors be notified of the dismissal?

Yes. If you voluntarily have a chapter 13 bankruptcy dismissed, your creditors will be notified of the dismissal.

What is Chapter 6 Bankruptcy?

It is a voluntary (creditors) chapter 11

Can you file for a voluntary dismissal of a chapter 7 bankruptcy in California?


What is the difference between a chapter 11 bankruptcy voluntary dismissal and a chapter 11 bankruptcy dismissal via consent order?

There really isn't much difference in these cases. The difference is just one of how they were filed. Both are voluntary dismissals.

How do you file a chapter 13 voluntary dismissal in Maryland?

There is paperwork to fill out and a judge has to approve the dismissal. You can submit it to the trustee or judge in charge of your bankruptcy. If you have an attorney, the attorney can do this for you.

Chapter 13 bankruptcy be dissimisal?

You can get a Chapter 13 bankruptcy dismissal by asking your lawyer to ask the trustee for a dismissal. If you are having trouble making the payments, you can ask for you bankruptcy to be modified.

What should you do if an attorney you had filed a chapter 13 bankruptcy after you told him not to?

Request a voluntary dismissal of the BK 13, and find another attorney if necessary.

How soon will a Chapter 13 voluntary dismissal request become effective?

The dismissal should be entered and the case dismissed within a few days of the time that you or your attorney submit it for filing with the bankruptcy court.

How can you get a chapter 7 dismissed?

Presuming it was a voluntary filing, that your creditors didn't force you into it can ask and file with the court for dismissal. The protection BK affords is then ceased and the creditors can pursue actions to collect the debt.

Can you ask for a voluntary dismissal if your chapter 13 trustee has already asked for a dismissal for missed payments?


If you are in chapter 13 bankruptcy can you file for a voluntary dismissal to refinance your house?

I f that was the main reason for filing the c. 13, you can. Make sure the lender knows about the bankruptcy and you have a refi commitment before you move to dismiss.

How does a person file for chapter 11 bankruptcy?

To file chapter 11 bankruptcy one must propose a plan and then must find creditors to agree with this plan. Then, the person must take the plan and creditors to bankruptcy court where the judge will decide whether the plan can work or not. As long as the judge and all the creditors agree then that person can follow through with the plan and be in chapter 11 bankruptcy.

Can you negotiate with creditors if you cancel a chapter 13 bankruptcy?

Sure, you can always negotiate- but your creditors are not bound to deal with you.

Will a request for a voluntary dismissal of a chapter 13 appear on the person's credit report?


Can you be sued after your chapter 13 is successfully discharged?

Not by creditors who agreed to participate in the chapter 13 bankruptcy.

In Texas how do youfile a voluntary dismissal of a chapter 7 bankruptcy if you do not have an attorney?

You can get an attorney or get a paralegal to help you, or find a law library or public library that has books the lawyers use. Just because you file a motion does not mean it will be allowed. Remember to follow the rules for giving notice to the creditors and trustee. This is not just a piece of paper.

What is the difference between discharge or dismissal of one's Chapter 13 bankruptcy?

Discharge indicates that the Chapter 13 terms have been fulfilled as agreed. Dismissal means the bankruptcy was dismissed because the terms were not being met or other factors. When a BK is dismissed the debtor is no longer under the protection of BK law and creditors can resume debt collection proceedings such as lawsuits, garnishments, and so forth.

What is filing chapter 7 bankruptcy?

Chapter 7 is called Liquidation Under the Bankruptcy Code and is the chapter of the Bankruptcy Code providing for "liquidation,", the sale of a debtor's nonexempt property and the distribution of the proceeds to creditors.

What happens to payments made to creditors during a Chapter 13 payment plan if you file for dismissal?

What do you think happens? The creditors have the money. They have to apply it to your debt balance, which will increase dramatically because they get to charge you for all the late fees, penalties and interest, not to mention any legal fees, that they could not add while you were in bankruptcy. I hope the dismissal was worth it.

What is chapter 7 bankrupcy?

Chapter 7 bankruptcy protects you from creditors and sells your non secured assets to pay the creditors that you owe. If you do not own an assets, you will not have to pay the creditors and the debt will be forgiven.

In South Carolina when can a chapter 7 bankruptcy be filed after a chapter 13 has been dismissed?

Two years after the date of the chapter 13 dismissal.

What is meant by the term voluntary insolvency?

Voluntary insolvency, also known as voluntary liquidation, is a type o liquidation or bankruptcy that is supported by the members of the Board of the company and is not forced by Chapter 7 bankruptcy.

What happens to someone in a personal bankruptcy?

It depends on whether or not you qualify for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13. For Chapter 13, you will slowly have to pay your creditors back over time. For Chapter 7, you have to assign a value to everything that you own. The creditors will then determine whether or not these items will be included in the bankruptcy in a hearing.