Who is qualified to file for bankruptcy?

Answer Individuals desiring to file for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy must meet certain qualifications. Bankruptcy laws vary from state to state.QualificationsFactors that determine if an individual ... Read More »

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How to File Taxes as a Qualified Widow or Widower?

If you became a widow or widower during the tax year, you can file jointly for that tax year. If you have a dependent child, you may be able to file taxes as a qualified widow or widower for the 2 ... 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 can I file for bankruptcy again?

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 »

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 »