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.
If there was a secured loan and you reaffirmed the debt in your chapter 7 and you have paid off the loan, you should get the title from the lender. If you surrendered the car to the lender in your chapter 7, your balance was discharged as an unsecured loan and you have not owned the car since you surrendered it.
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.
Chapter 7 bankruptcy is also known as total bankruptcy. It's a wipeout of many (or all) of your debts. Also, it might force you to sell, or liquidate, some of your property in order to pay back some of the debt. Chapter 7 is also called "straight" or "liquidation" bankruptcy. Basically, this is the one that straight-up forgives your debts (with some exceptions, of course).
In a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, a person filing for relief is called a
After Chapter 7 bankruptcy has been Discharge can buy a home
Yes, it is an unsecured loan.
Yes you can if you have a fair credit score.
Whether your car loan is discharged by a bankruptcy or not will depend on your state and the equity in your car. Whether the loan will be discharged or not is called an "exemption".
Chapter 7 is a liquidation bankruptcy, you are giving up your assets. If you want to keep your home and car you would need to file a Chapter 11 Bankruptcy.
Yes. In that order.
I have been through Chapter 7 twice and both times was unable to claim my Student Loan.
If the lender is willing to reaffirm the loan with the borrower then the vehicle can be returned. A vehicle is a secured debt and is not subject to chapter 7 bankruptcy laws.