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I paid off all debts personally while in bankruptcy. why is this a negative on my credit

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You don't mention what type of bankruptc

 Any bankruptcy can report on your credit report for up to 10 years 6 months.  No lender wants to see a BR on your report. It's a sign that you failed to manage your credit well and had to have the courts intervene for you.  The fact that you paid the debt is commendable, but the Credit Bureaus are required by law to report any adjudicated actions no mater the final outcome. 

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