Q: How many times can a person file bankruptcy in one year
A: A: Filing date to filing date for a chapter 7, you must wait until 7 years expires. So if you filed a chapter 7 on January 01, 2000, you must wait until January 02, 2007. However, if a Discharge was not entered, generally a matter is Dismissed with Prejudice, which means they cannot refile for at least six months. If there is evidence of a person being a serial filer, the court could make the Prejudice period longer.
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