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You may only in the state in which you reside. If you have resided in Georgia for 6 or more months, you may file in Georgia
i lived in GA for 10 years, then moved to CA for 8 months, still have my drivers license there, but have left CA and have been in CO since leaving my job in May.
the residency requirements to file is a federal law, and you have to wait 6 months...it doesn't make sense to me and is very frustrating...are there any other routes so that i can file immediately?
i retained a bankruptcy attorney in CA, told them my plans to file bankruptcy asap and then move. they then told me after 3 months of working with me and taking my money that i should file in CO. i am now receiving the calls from creditors who are threatening litigation, which makes me believe that i need to file asap.
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