How often can you file bankruptcy in Ohio?

Answer Chapter 7 bankruptcy can be filed once every eight years, and Chapter 13 bankruptcy can be filed every four years. Bankruptcy must be filed in a federal court rather than a state court, making the ... Read More »

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How often can I file bankruptcy in VA?

In Virginia, you may file Chapter 7 bankruptcy every six years. The six-year period runs from the end of the first case to the beginning of the second. A Chapter 11 or 13 bankruptcy may happen prio... Read More »

Can I file bankruptcy if I work for the state of Ohio?

Declaring bankruptcy is the right of every U.S. resident. If you are employed by Ohio, the state cannot keep you from filing for bankruptcy. However, a bankruptcy can be a black mark on your record... Read More »

Can you file bankruptcy on a civil suit in Ohio?

According to attorneys at, a person who lost a civil lawsuit can discharge that lawsuit's judgment when he declares chapter 7 bankruptcy. However, if the civil lawsuit was an award for a d... Read More »

How often can you file bankruptcy in Michigan?

The bankruptcy rules in Michigan, as in the rest of the country, changed in 2005. That's when the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act went into effect. Residents of Michigan can... Read More »