Q: How long the bankruptcy would be ?
A: A Chapter 7 bankruptcy is usually completed in 4 to 6 months from the date of filing for a personal one. A Chapter 13 Bankruptcy can last anywhere from 2 years to 5 years. (It would usually take about 2 years, if you are seeking a mortgage loan modification through the bankruptcy Court's mortgage modification program).
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A: It depends on what chapter you file. a chapter 7 typically last 3/4 months and a Chapter 13 lasts 5 years. I highly recommend that you seek out a lawyer to help you!
A: From filing to completion of a Chapter 7 bankruptcy is 4 months. Timing, though, is crucial if you are expecting a tax refund. A Chapter 13 bankruptcy is a 5 year payment plan so the bankruptcy stays open during that entire time. You should speak to a bankruptcy attorney to decide what is appropriate for you.
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