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i filed chapter 7 in 2002 can i file again

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i filed chapter 7 in 2002 can i file again
Submitted: 7 years ago via Nolo Press.
Category: Bankruptcy Law
Expert:  Ellen replied 7 years ago.

A person can file Chapter 7 again if it has been more than 8 years since he or she filed the previous Chapter 7 bankruptcy or 6 years since the filing of a Chapter 13.

A debtor can refile a Chapter 13 at anytime.
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