Q: Where can I get a copy of my bankruptcy records free?
A. The Attorney may keep copies of Bankruptcy Papers. However Attorney's are not required to keep bankruptcy filings. This does depend on each attorney. The Discharge records are free if the bankruptcy discharged less than 30 calendar days from today if ordered on this website. "Free Bankruptcy Papers"
Q. How can I get a copy of Corporate bankruptcy files?
A. All Corporation and Business Files, may be ordered by calling the U.S. Records, Service Center, due to the size of the file.
Q. Creditors collection on debts included in an old bankruptcy?
A. Bankruptcy records use to be kept indefinitely until 2015. Laws have now changed to keep bankruptcy files for only 20 years. This has caused a problem, with what is refereed to as "zombie" debt. Visit the credit page.
Q. Are bankruptcy files public?
A. If you file bankruptcy, It becomes public record, and will be in the "public record" section of your credit report.
Q. Where can I get Old Bankruptcy Papers?
A. If you filed bankruptcy in 2004 or prior, your records are limited, and may not be available to order electronically. Call (800) 988-2448 to check the availability prior to ordering your records, if this applies to you. The records may be available through NARA.(a government agency) We do not work in conjunction with NARA or any of its representatives. However, we can assist you in the ordering process. U.S. Records fee's to assist in the retrieval process of obtaining bankruptcy paperwork from NARA, depends on the time involved and cost involved for U.S. Records, plus NARA's fees
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