Who Qualifies to File Bankruptcy?

Answer Filing for bankruptcy requires that the debtor meet various standards to determine if he is eligible for a particular type of bankruptcy.FeaturesBankruptcy is a way to reach a deal with creditors a... Read More »

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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 »

When can i file a second bankruptcy?

On One Hand: Sooner Than You ThinkThere are many myths as to when one is allowed to file for a second bankruptcy. Thankfully, it can be sooner than you think. According to "If the debto... Read More »

How often am I able to file bankruptcy?

You may file for Chapter 7 bankruptcy once every eight years. If you file for Chapter 13, you can file once every six years. If your bankruptcy case was dismissed, you must wait at least 180 days b... Read More »

Where do I file bankruptcy?

Bankruptcy is filed in federal bankruptcy court. There is at least one bankruptcy court in each federal district. The U.S. Department of Justice will assign a trustee to assess each case. A lawyer ... Read More »