Can states file bankrupcty?

Answer States can not file for bankruptcy protection in the United States. Federal bankruptcy law allows businesses, individuals and local governments to file for bankruptcy protection. A state can defaul... Read More »

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Can one spouse file for bankrupcty?

According to the Moran Law Group in California, one spouse may file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy without the other. However, any accounts that are jointly owned become the responsibility of the spouse ... Read More »

How often can I file bankrupcty?

You can file a Chapter 7 bankruptcy eight years after your previous one and within two years for a Chapter 13, according to Bank Rate. However, you wait just four years between filing a Chapter 13 ... Read More »

Can you include debt to an insurance company in bankrupcty?

How long does bankrupcty appear on a credit report?

The most common types of personal bankruptcies in the U.S. are Chapter 7 and Chapter 13, both of which stay on your credit report from the date of filing for up to 10 years.Source:"Personal Bankrup... Read More »