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i filed for bankruptcy last year and it was dismissed. do i

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i filed for bankruptcy last year and it was dismissed. do i have to wait a minimum period of time before i can file again?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Bankruptcy Law
Expert:  Phillips Esq. replied 8 years ago.
What chapter did you file under?

Was your case dismissed with or without prejudice?

Was you case dismissed for failure to abide by court orders?

Did you request a voluntary dismissal of your case after one of your creditors filed a motion for relief from automatic stay?
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
i filed chapter 13. i do not know if it was dismissed without prejudice. it was dismissed for failure to comply with court orders which was for failure to pay my mortage payment. i did not request a voluntary dismissal.
Expert:  Phillips Esq. replied 8 years ago.
Ok, to be on a safe side, you need to wait six months before you file again. Since the case was dismissed in November, you can safely file in May.
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