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Filing for Bankruptcy: What to Know

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If you plan to file for bankruptcy protection, you must get credit counseling from a government-approved organization within 180 days before you file. You also have to complete a debtor education course before your debts can be discharged.

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Last Review and Update: Jan 13, 2020
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