Will I still be able to get a job if I file for bankruptcy? 4 Answers as of August 03, 2010

Will filing for bankruptcy hurt my chances for getting a job in the future? My finances are hurting but I'm worried about the long term cost-benefits. The job market is already terrible enough.

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Halpern Law Offices
Halpern Law Offices | Daniel B. Halpern
You will be able to get a job, but some employers will look into your credit for employment.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 8/3/2010
Diefer Law Group, P.C.
Diefer Law Group, P.C. | Abel Fernandez
Yes, however, some jobs that require security clearance maybe affected. For more information, feel free to call me at the information listed below.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 8/3/2010
Kevin Michael Muldoon
Kevin Michael Muldoon | Kevin Muldoon
Bankruptcy should not harm employment opportunities, as it is illegal to discriminate based on ones bankruptcy status.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 8/3/2010
Fasel, Fasel, & Nefulda, LLP
Fasel, Fasel, & Nefulda, LLP | Thomas Fasel
No federal, state, or local government agency may take your bankruptcy into consideration when deciding whether to hire you or not. However, this is not the case for private employers. Many private employers conduct a credit check prior to hiring and will find out about a past bankruptcy.

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Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 8/3/2010
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