I recently converted from a Chapter 13 to a Chapter 7 bankruptcy and the US Trustee states that I don't pass the means test. If my case is dismissed can I refile and how long must I wait.
State/Country relating to question: Michigan
Over 34 years, I have assisted my clients with debt problems having filed more than 32000 Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Bankruptcy petitions.YES, you can refile immediately provided that you case was not dismisssed with prejudice. What that means is that the trustee asked that the case be dismissed but you are barred from refiling for a set time period which is typically six months. However, this is rare so in all likelihood, your case will be dismissed without prejudice which would allow you to refile as soon as possible.
34 plus years of experience specializing in bankruptcy law
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