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Why I can't open new accounts.
Filed for a Chapter 13 in 2013 paying back faithfully but still can't open up checking because credit history reports that I still owe lump sum.

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I hope that bank issue was listed on your bankruptcypapers so it can be paid in full.  Otherwise you WILL be owing money to that bank.  You can't open any new accounts during the Chapter 13 process without the consent of your trustee.  I was told that when I did the same procedure over 20 years ago. 

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