Can I open a new business now after filing bankruptcy 5 months ago? 8 Answers as of August 09, 2017

I have filed for bankruptcy (business and personal) 5 months ago and not yet received a discharge. I am being interviewed by the trustee 6 weeks ago.

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Ronald K. Nims LLC | Ronald K. Nims
Yes, you can start a new business.
Answer Applies to: Ohio
Replied: 8/9/2017
Law Office of Kimberly Fives | Kimberly Fives
Wait for your discharge, shouldn't be long now.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 8/8/2017
Stephens Gourley & Bywater | David A. Stephens
Yes, as long as you can establish it is a new business which was not in existence when you filed.
Answer Applies to: Nevada
Replied: 8/8/2017
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A Fresh Start | Dorothy G Bunce
It might help had you said why you are being interviewed by the trustee, but generally, if you can start a new business for little or not up front investment after filing bankruptcy, go for it.
Answer Applies to: Nevada
Replied: 8/8/2017
GARCIA & GONZALES, P.C. | Richard N. Gonzales
Normally, yes. However, I would need to ask a dozen or more questions.
Answer Applies to: Colorado
Replied: 8/8/2017
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