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I was advised to file bankrupcy by my lawyer in 2011.
When we went to court I was advised to get a loan on the house to pay the bills. Should I try to get this removed? Isn't bankruptcy only suppose to stay on your record for only so many years?

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It can stay for 7 to 10 years. 

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If it was a Chapter 13 where you were making monthly payments to a trustee for up to five yearsd, this will drop off your credit 7 years after completion.  If it was a Chapter 7, this will be reported on your credit for ten years.

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