Do credit reports indicate bankruptcy? 29 Answers as of July 20, 2012

I filed for Chapter 7. I need to know whether my bankruptcy will show up on credit reports and how long it will stay there.

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Mercado & Hartung, PLLC
Mercado & Hartung, PLLC | Christopher J. Mercado
Yes, 10 years. Contact a local attorney for specifics.
Answer Applies to: Washington
Replied: 7/20/2012
Bankruptcy Law office of Bill Rubendall
Bankruptcy Law office of Bill Rubendall | William M. Rubendall
Bankruptcy stays on your credit report for a long time 10 years.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 7/18/2012
Dan Wilson Bankruptcy
Dan Wilson Bankruptcy | Dan Wilson
Yes that would be 10 years.
Answer Applies to: Colorado
Replied: 7/13/2012
Attorney At Law | Harry D. Roth
Yes for 10 years.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 7/11/2012
Alvin Lundgren | Alvin Lundgren
Credit reporting agencies report your bankruptcy for 10 years.
Answer Applies to: Utah
Replied: 7/11/2012
    The Schreiber Law Firm
    The Schreiber Law Firm | Jeffrey D. Schreiber
    It appears as a public record and public records remain on your credit report for 10 years.
    Answer Applies to: California
    Replied: 7/9/2012
    Steven Alpers | Steven Alpers
    Yes. It will stay on your credit 10 years.
    Answer Applies to: California
    Replied: 7/9/2012
    Diefer Law Group, P.C.
    Diefer Law Group, P.C. | Abel Fernandez
    A bankruptcy will be on your credit report for 10 years.
    Answer Applies to: California
    Replied: 7/9/2012
    Law Office of D.L. Drain, P.A.
    Law Office of D.L. Drain, P.A. | Diane L. Drain
    Yes, it will be on your credit report for 10 years. But, that does not mean you cannot get new credit. Do you best to keep current on existing loans and take out new debt, but do so very conservatively. My best to you.
    Answer Applies to: Arizona
    Replied: 7/9/2012
    Janet A. Lawson Bankruptcy Attorney
    Janet A. Lawson Bankruptcy Attorney | Janet Lawson
    It will show up for 10 years. You can rehabilitate your credit in much less time by responsibly using a small secured card.
    Answer Applies to: California
    Replied: 7/9/2012
    Law offices of John P. Brooke | John Brooke
    Yes your credit report will indicate that you have filed for bankruptcy. At a minimum it should be on your credit report for 7-10 years for a ch. 7 and possibly longer for a ch. 13 depending on if a 3 year or 5 year plan is chosen.
    Answer Applies to: New York
    Replied: 7/9/2012
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