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Bankruptcy in 2009
If I changed my mind about filing for bankruptcy in 2009 and it was dismissed, why is it on my credit report?

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It is on your report as it was filed by the court and will remain on the report for 7 years as a Public Record.  If it was never handled by the court, you can file a dispute directly with the credit bureaus to have it removed.  Be prepared to show the court documents where it was dismissed without action.

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