If I declared bankruptcy 24 years ago, is there any way that I can file again?

Now I am living on SSD and struggling.

Asked on February 7, 2015 under Bankruptcy Law, Pennsylvania


M.D., Member, California and New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 5 years ago | Contributor

There are limits as to the time in which a persoan can file for another bankruptcy. However, under any scenario, after 24 years you are free to file for either a Chapter 7 or a Chapter 13.

For specific time limits you can check here: https://bankruptcy-law.freeadvice.com/bankruptcy-law/bankruptcy-law/how-often-file-bankruptcy.htm

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