I filed chapter 7 in 2005, I thought at that time it should have been removed in 7 years? 19 Answers as of July 22, 2013

Is this true? Or is it 10 years?

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Moore Taylor Law Firm, P.A.
Moore Taylor Law Firm, P.A. | Jane Downey
It is 10 years.
Answer Applies to: South Carolina
Replied: 7/22/2013
Law Office of Thomas C. Phipps | Thomas C Phipps
Under current law, you have to wait eight years before you can file another chapter 7.
Answer Applies to: Missouri
Replied: 7/19/2013
Law Office of Jeffrey Solomon
Law Office of Jeffrey Solomon | Jeffrey Solomon
I assume your question asks when will a bankruptcy be removed from a credit report. Though it is true that 7 years is the time for most negative references, a bankruptcy will remain on a credit report 10 years after a chapter 7 bankruptcy.
Answer Applies to: Florida
Replied: 7/18/2013
Stuart P Gelberg
Stuart P Gelberg | Stuart P Gelberg
Ten years on your credit report.
Answer Applies to: New York
Replied: 7/18/2013
Janet A. Lawson Bankruptcy Attorney
Janet A. Lawson Bankruptcy Attorney | Janet Lawson
it is 10 years.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 7/18/2013
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