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How Often Can A Bankruptcy Be Filed?

There are limits on how often a bankruptcy can be filed.   A Chapter 7 bankruptcy can be filed once every eight years.  The date of filing of the original bankruptcy is used to determine the filing date for the new … Continue reading

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Can My Employer Fire Me Because I Filed For Bankruptcy?

Can you be fired because you filed for bankruptcy? The simple answer is no, you cannot be fired, or for that matter refused employment because you filed for bankruptcy. 11 U.S.C.A § 525(b) of the Bankruptcy Code provides that, “No private employer may … Continue reading

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Chapter 13 Debt Limits Increase April 1, 2010.

Unlike a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, when a person files for a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy there are caps on the amount of debt. Beginning on April 1, 2010 the debt limits for filing Chapter 13 bankruptcy are set to increase to a maximum … Continue reading

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