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A Chapter 7 bankruptcy generally takes 3 to 4 months if there aren’t any problems. Based on when you filed, and the fact that the deadline for objections has now passed, I believe you’ll be discharged soon. You should hear about it via your attorney, but you’ll also be mailed documentation from the court. If your attorney is ignoring you, then I suggest that you write him a formal letter demanding that he return your phone calls, and remind him that he has an ethical obligation to communicate with you. If your attorney totally blows you off, then that may warrant a complaint to the Missouri State Bar. Lack of communication is probably the #1 complaint, and the State Bar takes it very seriously.
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