Before they file for bankruptcy, people often want to know, How long does a bankruptcy stay on your credit report? The simple answer is that a Chapter 7 bankruptcy appears on your credit report for 10 years after the date you file. Chapter 13 lasts for seven years from the filing date. That sounds scary....
How Long Does a Bankruptcy Remain on My Credit? (And Why It Doesn’t Matter)
by Dave Gormley | Posted in Bankruptcy & Foreclosure | Reading Time: 4 minutes