I filed for bankruptcy in the past. Can I file again?

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3,003 families filed bankruptcy using Upsolve.

Written by Kristin Turner.  
Updated May 16, 2019

A nonprofit that helps you file bankruptcy for free.
  • We've helped over 2,000 families each clear on average $52,087 of debt.
  • Our users often file within 10 days of starting.
  • Our award winning nonprofit's help is 100% free.

If you successfully filed for bankruptcy, you cannot file again for 8 years. 

If you filed for bankruptcy, but your case was not successful, you can file again within 8 years. 

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Upsolve is a 501(c)(3) legal aid nonprofit that started in 2016. Our mission is to help low-income Americans in financial distress get a fresh start through Chapter 7 bankruptcy at no cost. We do this by combining the power of technology with attorneys. Spun out of Harvard Law School, our team includes lawyers, engineers, and judges. We have mission-driven funders that include the U.S. government, former Google CEO Eric Schmidt, and private charities.

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