Is a Co-Signer Safe in a Chapter 13?

Answer If you co-signed on a loan, you took on the responsibility of possibly having to pay for a debt that another person accrued. You will be liable for that debt until the co-debtor has paid off that d... Read More »

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Does Chapter 13 affect a co-signer?

Chapter 13 affords co-signers the same protection as the person filing for bankruptcy. The creditors may not collect from the co-signer during the bankruptcy period if the debtor honors his repayme... 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 I file for a Chapter 13 in 2008 if I filed for a Chapter 7 in 2002?

A person who filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection in 2002 must wait for four years from the date he filed for Chapter 7, not the discharge date, before he can file for Chapter 13. This means h... Read More »

Can you file a Chapter 13 if you filed a Chapter 7 bankruptcy two years ago?

A Chapter 13 bankruptcy filing allows the debtor to reorganize finances and create a schedule for paying back all or some of his debt. Chapter 13 cannot be filed if the debtor received a discharge ... Read More »