When will I get my Chapter 7 bankruptcy discharge? 6 Answers as of October 07, 2010

When am I going to get my debts from my creditors discharged? I have not filed yet but if I do I want to know how long it will take. When does the discharge usually actually happen?

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Law Office of Barbara Seeley Curtis
Law Office of Barbara Seeley Curtis | Barbara Curtis
90 days if no assets are found.
Answer Applies to: Florida
Replied: 10/7/2010
The Law Office of Mark J. Markus
The Law Office of Mark J. Markus | Mark Markus
It takes approximately 4-5 months from date of filing if no objections and a no-asset case.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 10/7/2010
Law Offices of Michael J. Berger
Law Offices of Michael J. Berger | Michael J. Berger
In the Central District of California, it typically takes about four months from the time that a Chapter 7 bankruptcy case is filed until the time that the Order of Discharge of Debtor is entered. Asset cases and cases in which discharge is contested typically take longer.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 10/6/2010
Sussman & Associates
Sussman & Associates | Mitchell Sussman
Typically, a discharge is entered when the case is ready to be closed. The exact timing depends upon how busy the clerk of the court is. It could conceivable take up to six months or more.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 10/6/2010
Diefer Law Group, P.C.
Diefer Law Group, P.C. | Abel Fernandez
It will take 4 to 6 months from filing date.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 10/6/2010
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