How long does chapter 7 discharge take? 12 Answers as of November 18, 2010

How long does it take to get my debts discharged through Chapter 7 bankruptcy?

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Gus Johnson Attorney at Law
Gus Johnson Attorney at Law | Gus Johnson
The process takes 3-4 moths from filing to discharge, but the automatic stay goes into effect when you file.
Answer Applies to: South Dakota
Replied: 11/18/2010
The Shakoori Law Group
The Shakoori Law Group | Rachelle Shakoori
Usually between 4 to 6 months.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 11/17/2010
Greifendorff Law Offices, PC
Greifendorff Law Offices, PC | Christine Wilton
It depends on how backed up the Court clerks are. We are seeing anywhere from a few months to a year for a chapter 7 discharge.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 9/22/2010
Law Office of Barbara Seeley Curtis
Law Office of Barbara Seeley Curtis | Barbara Curtis
It takes 90 days. Feel free to call for more information.
Answer Applies to: Florida
Replied: 9/21/2010
Law Offices of Michael J. Berger
Law Offices of Michael J. Berger | Michael J. Berger
It typically takes approximately 4 months from the day that your bankruptcy petition is filed until you receive your discharge of debtor.

Many factors can affect this. The range of time until discharge is more typically from 3.5 months to 5 months, with some cases taking much longer.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 9/20/2010
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