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Wednesday, 17 February 2010 19:51

How Long Does Bankruptcy Stay On Your Credit?

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I went bankrupt in january 2005 was released in october 2005. i have mixed answers ffrom people as i keep asking how long this stays on my credit report some people say 6 years others say 10 years please could you let me know exactley how long it is shown on my credit report and also is it 6 or 10 years form the day i filed for bankruptcy or is it 6 or 10 years from the date of discharge?

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Bankruptcy stays on your credit history for six (6) years from the date of filing.

If it does not drop off at that time, you can contact the credit bureaus and have them update their records.

Thank you for letting me help you.

Jon

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