Can I proceed to change jobs or do I have to wait if I file for chapter 7 because of a drastic decrease in pay and the inability to pay my debts? 5 Answers as of February 11, 2017

Once I am done with the 341 hearings and a discharge has been granted.

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Janet A. Lawson Bankruptcy Attorney
Janet A. Lawson Bankruptcy Attorney | Janet Lawson
You can change jobs. That is not a problem. Hang on to your pay stubs because you will need them for the last 6 months.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 2/11/2017
Ronald K. Nims LLC | Ronald K. Nims
Your Chapter 7 filing won't be affected by changing job.
Answer Applies to: Ohio
Replied: 2/11/2017
A Fresh Start
A Fresh Start | Dorothy G Bunce
If you change jobs after filing a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, no one is likely to care. Bankruptcy law measures you eligibility based on your earnings at the time you filed.
Answer Applies to: Nevada
Replied: 2/11/2017
Garner Law Office
Garner Law Office | Daniel Garner
You are required to report any expected changes in income or expenses over the coming year in your schedules. So if you know you are changing jobs and the impact that will have on your income, you must report it.
Answer Applies to: Oregon
Replied: 2/11/2017
Law Office of Stuart M. Nachbar, P.C.
Law Office of Stuart M. Nachbar, P.C. | Stuart M. Nachbar
You can change jobs.
Answer Applies to: New Jersey
Replied: 2/10/2017
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