How many times may I file a Chapter 13 bankruptcy?
June 29, 2022
By Diane Drain Attorney & Retired Law Professor
A chapter 13 discharge is only available to people who have followed the bankruptcy laws and finished their chapter 13 plan. If an individual received a discharge in a chapter 7, 11, or 12 case in the previous 4 years before filing the current case, or in a chapter 13 case in the previous 2 years before filing the current case, they are not eligible for a chapter 13 discharge. 1328(f).
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