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How soon can you do a chapter 13 after you had one in 2007

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How soon can you do a chapter 13 after you had one in 2007 to save our home
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Bankruptcy Law
Expert:  cfortunato replied 5 years ago.

Hi JACustomer,

You can file a Chapter 13 exactly 4 years after the date that the Chapter 7 was discharged. Bankruptcy Stat. 1328(f)(1).


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Customer: replied 5 years ago.
This was a Chapter 13 though and discharged I think in 2009 March, if not before because we took care of it earlier, we had a chapter 7 in 2005 or 2006 and it discharged within a yr
Expert:  cfortunato replied 5 years ago.

For an earlier Chapter 13, you have to wait only 2 years after the discharge to file another Chapter 13. Bankruptcy Stat. 1328(f)(2).

Customer: replied 5 years ago.
Thank you, can I ask you who could help us in doing this again? I didnt care for our last bancruptcy lawyer. Were In Haysville, Ks, Wichita, Ks would be the main part, thanks for your help so much, were striving to do what we can.
Expert:  cfortunato replied 5 years ago.
Yes - you should call the Kansas Bar Association to ask for a recommendation for a Bankruptcy attorney. The number is (785)(NNN) NNN-NNNN/strong>.
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