Credit Cards After Bankruptcy?


Many individuals when filing a bankruptcy want to know if it is possible to simply leave a creditor out of the bankruptcy.  It is not. The law is very clear that all creditors must be included when filing a bankruptcy. It is often possible to essentially remove a secured creditor from a bankruptcy by signing a reaffirmation agreement. However, signing a reaffirmation agreement on a credit card is unwise and typically will not be approved.  All reaffirmation agreements must be approved by the judge in the case. It is extremely unlikely that any judge would approve a reaffirmation agreement for a credit card and very few attorneys would ever recommend reaffirming such a debt.

Once a person has finished a bankruptcy, it is not particularly difficult to get a new credit card.

Written by Hoglund Law

The attorneys of Hoglund law are licensed in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Ohio. Hoglund, Chwialkowski & Mrozik, PLLC is based in Roseville, Minnesota. In addition to handling cases involving bankruptcy & social security, Hoglund, Chwialkowski & Mrozik, PLLC handles faulty drugs and toxic exposure.

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