How long does bankruptcy last on your record?

Answer Bankruptcy is the federal government's way of helping you or a business to eliminate or pay off debt. Chapter seven bankruptcy sells your possessions in order to pay off your debt. Chapter 13 reorg... Read More »

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How long does bankruptcy stay on my record?

Bankruptcy can help consumers deal with growing debts they cannot pay and protect them from creditor lawsuits that could result in wage garnishment or property liens. The evidence that an individua... Read More »

How long does bankruptcy stay on record?

If you file Chapter 7 bankruptcy, this will be noted on your credit reports for 10 years from the filing date. Chapter 13 bankruptcy, which is a partial debt repayment plan, is noted on credit re... Read More »

How long does a Chapter 7 bankruptcy stay on your record?

Chapter 7 bankruptcy is also sometimes called a liquidation proceeding. Major credit reporting agencies usually report filings of Chapter 7 bankruptcy for up to 10 years on your credit report from ... Read More »

Do I have a bankruptcy on my record if the bankruptcy isn't finalized yet?

Federal law requires credit reporting agencies to report all bankruptcy filings, even if the cases are not yet finalized or are later dismissed or discharged, according to the Moran Law Group.Sourc... Read More »