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I filed chap. 7 8 years ago. How do I remove judgements that were included?
I received a letter trying to obtain money from an item included in bankrupty.

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Dispute with Credit Bureaus

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Judgments, whether included in a bankruptcy or paid, should be removed from your credit reports after 7 years as long as they weren't renewed by the creditor in the court.  If they are still showing on your credit report(s), you can file a simple dispute stating this information and that they should be removed immediately.  As far as a creditor trying to obtain money from one of these judgments, that is separate from the reporting on the bureaus' reports, and an issue that you should handle directly with the creditor, as it is likely a case of bad book-keeping from the original creditor, or an account that was sold to another collection company just before you filed Chapter 7, and they haven't looked into the matter.

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To tag onto LJM07's reponse, be sure to have the bankruptcy case # handy when you deal with the creditors.

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