How many times can you file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy?

Answer 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 »

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How many times can an individual file Chapter 13 bankruptcy?

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 »

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 »

Can you file chapter 7 bankruptcy immediately after chapter 13 ends?

You can file a chapter 7 bankruptcy after a chapter 13 ends provided you: (a) meet all of the requirements of a chapter 7 bankruptcy; (b) you have not filed a chapter 7 bankruptcy in the past eight... Read More »