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How often can you file for bankruptcy?

December 15, 2009

There are specific limits set on how often an individual can file for bankruptcy. For Chapter 7 bankruptcy, you have to wait eight years after a previous Chapter 7 filing before filing again and six years after a previous Chapter 13 filing.

For Chapter 13 bankruptcy, you must wait two years after a previous Chapter 13 filing before you can file again and four years after a previous Chapter 7 filing.

For free legal advice on whether you are eligible to file for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy, contact the Texas personal injury lawyers of Fears | Nachawati. Simply email us or phone our toll free number at 1.866.705.7584.


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