How soon can I file for bankruptcy again?

Answer An individual can file a Chapter 7 bankruptcy once every eight years. A Chapter 13 can be filed every six years if over 70 percent of the previous claims are paid. A Chapter 13 can be filed four ye... Read More »

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How Soon Can You File Bankruptcy Again in Colorado?

If you live in Colorado and file for bankruptcy, officers of the federal bankruptcy court handle your case. Title 11 of the U.S. Code, the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure, the Federal Rules o... 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 »

How Soon Should I File Bankruptcy After Not Paying Credit Cards?

There are three national credit bureaus in the United States. The Fair Credit Reporting Act, or FRCA, states that all three credit reporting bureaus must provide you with a free credit report once ... Read More »

How many years after filing bankruptcy can one file again?

Under bankruptcy law, Chapter 7 debtors must wait eight years to file Chapter 7 again or three years for Chapter 13. Chapter 13 filers wait two years before filing Bankrupty A... Read More »