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I filled joint chaper 7 bankruptcy in July 2003 when can I

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I filled joint chaper 7 bankruptcy in July 2003 when can I file again?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Bankruptcy Law
Expert:  Roger replied 5 years ago.

Hi - my name is Kirk and I'm a Bankruptcy litigation attorney here to assist you.


If you want to file another Chapter 7, you would have to wait 8 years from the date your first petition was filed under 11 USC 727(a)(8) in order to be eligible for a discharge.


If you want to file some other chapter of bankruptcy, the time frames are different. The time frames are outlined at the following link: