How many times can you claim bankruptcy?

Answer You can file for bankruptcy an unlimited number of times, but you must wait before re-filing. If you want to file Chapter 7, wait eight years to file again. If you want to file Chapter 13, wait two... Read More »

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How to Claim Bankruptcy & Keep Your Car?

An excessive amount of debt can cause financial stress and eventually lead to bankruptcy. When someone files a petition for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, one of the questions they frequently ask is, "Can I... Read More »

What happens when you claim bankruptcy?

When you claim bankruptcy, a number of things will happen to move your case forward. It's important to stay on top of every step required to successfully file bankruptcy, or risk having your case f... Read More »

Can you claim bankruptcy twice?

You can claim bankruptcy twice, but some restrictions apply. You must wait eight years after filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy to file again. However, you can file a Chapter 13 bankruptcy two to four yea... Read More »

How soon can you claim bankruptcy after another one?

Under the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005, a person may file Chapter 7 again after eight years. Chapter 13 can be filed again after four years; however, a person can... Read More »