How can I have a dismissed Chapeter 7 and Chapter 13 removed from my credit report?

I recently applied for Chapter 7 and cancelled it,then applied for Chapter 13 b and cancelled it. Why are they showing up on my credit report if I voluntarily dismissed them shortly after I filed and before court?

Asked on July 14, 2012 under Bankruptcy Law, Tennessee


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Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

Many credit reporting agencies have a lag time in reporting matters on one's credit report which take time to update based upon what you have written as to your Chapter 7 and 13 bankruptcy filings.

My experience is that most likely in several months the bankruptcy filings that you have will show that they are dismissed.

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