Can a person file Chapter 13 while in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy term?

Answer You cannot file Chapter 13 while in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy term. Chapter 7 is known as "straight bankruptcy" and it gets rid of outstanding debts. However, if you file Chapter 13 bankruptcy, you ha... Read More »

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Can you file Chapter 7 bankruptcy after filing a Chapter 13 six months ago that was dismissed?

You can file bankruptcy at any time, even if you filed six months ago, according to Bankruptcy Law Network. If the courts discharge your debt, however, you must wait four years between a Chapter 7 ... Read More »

Can you file chapter 7 bankruptcy immediately after chapter 13 ends?

You can file a chapter 7 bankruptcy after a chapter 13 ends provided you: (a) meet all of the requirements of a chapter 7 bankruptcy; (b) you have not filed a chapter 7 bankruptcy in the past eight... Read More »

Can I file chapter 13 before the 8 years after filing chapter 7?

You don't have to wait more than eight years after filing a chapter 7 bankruptcy to file a chapter 13. A chapter 7 bankruptcy is discharged approximately four months after you file for it. You may ... Read More »

Can i file a chapter 13 in wisconsin if my chapter 7 has been discharged for 3 years?

Bankruptcy in the United States is administered through federal court rather than state courts to ensure standardization throughout the country. According to federal guidelines, no one can have de... Read More »