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How soon can you file a ch 13 after a ch7

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How soon can you file a ch 13 after a ch7?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Bankruptcy Law
Expert:  Terry L. replied 6 years ago.

Terry L. :

Hi and thank you for your question. In the future, you can request me to answer any further questions.

Terry L. :

You can file a chapter 13 right after the chapter 7, but you will not be entitled to a discharge if you were discharged in the chapter 7.

Terry L. :

You can do it to save a home, catch up on a mortgage etc, where you don't need a discharge.

Terry L. :

You must have 4 years from the ch7 filing in order to file a ch13 and get a discharge

Terry L. :

Thanks for your questions, good luck,


Cna you file a Ch 13 if its been only a year since 7 filing to get you time to work with a mortgae company to try to keep your home?

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