How many times can an individual file Chapter 13 bankruptcy?

Answer You can file for bankruptcy unlimited times, but to file Chapter 13, you must wait two years after your last Chapter 13 in order to file again. If you previously filed Chapter 7, 11 or 12 bankruptc... Read More »

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How many times can you file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy?

The Bankruptcy Reform Act of 2005 established significant limitations on the ability of consumers to pursue a Chapter 7 bankruptcy. These restrictions included the types of debts consumers are able... Read More »

Is there a limit on how many times a private individual can file for bankruptcy?

Although there is no limit to how many times an individual can file for bankruptcy, Bankrate warns that there is an eight-year waiting period required between Chapter 7 filings. In addition, you ca... Read More »

How soon after filing a chapter 7 bankruptcy can you file a chapter 13 bankruptcy?

The U.S. Bankruptcy Code allows debtors to file for bankruptcy multiple times, but has changed the number of years you must wait between filings. Previously, a debtor could file under either Chapt... Read More »

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 »