East Helena, MT asked in Bankruptcy for Montana

Q: Trying to find out when I filed for bankruptcy and when I can get it discharged.

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Andrew Bresalier
Andrew Bresalier

A: A: Chapter 7 cases are generally discharged about two months after the Meeting of Creditors, unless there is property being collected from the Trustee. Chapter 13 cases are generally discharged about five years from the initial Plan payment. You can research your case by signing up for PACER, it is a free governmental service, as long as you use less than $15 a calendar quarter. Then sign on at the District Court's Bky Site for the specific district and perform a search.

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