How long do you have to wait to file bankruptcy?

Answer You can file for bankruptcy anytime, as many times as you like, with no waiting period required. However, in order to be eligible to have your debts discharged or restructured, you'll need to wait ... Read More »

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How long after filing bankruptcy do you have to wait until you file again?

You cannot file a Chapter 7 bankruptcy within six years of the last discharge of a Chapter 7 or 13. Since Chapter 13 bankruptcies can take three to five years to finally discharge, you can file for... Read More »

How many years do you have to wait to file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy?

Chapter 7 bankruptcy lets the debtor wipe out unsecured debt immediately, so it has the longest wait of any chapter. You must let eight years lapse between Chapter 7 filings and six years if you pr... Read More »

How long do you have to wait to refile for bankruptcy?

On One Hand: Chapter 7 bankruptcyThe American legal system has implemented three types of bankruptcy filings. Chapter 7 bankruptcy can be filed by an individual, a partnership or a corporation or o... Read More »

How long do I have to wait to get a loan after filing for bankruptcy?

Bankruptcy is designed to provide a fresh financial start for people who's debt has become overwhelming. As such, making that fresh start by taking out a line of credit, such as a loan, is possible... Read More »