Legal Question in Bankruptcy in California

Bankruptcy removal from credit

If you filed bankruptcy before 2000 does it take 10 years or seven years to be removed from your credit?

Asked on 1/25/08, 6:15 pm

2 Answers from Attorneys

Robert F. Cohen Law Office of Robert F. Cohen

Re: Bankruptcy removal from credit

It's not a function of a change in any law. It usually takes 10 years to drop off. You can try to dispute it and see if it can disappear earlier, though.

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Answered on 1/25/08, 9:25 pm
Carl Starrett Law Offices of Carl H. Starrett II

Re: Bankruptcy removal from credit

Under the Fair Credit Report Act, the bankruptcy can remain on your credit for up to 10 years.

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Answered on 1/26/08, 9:42 am


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