How long after filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy and going to court does it take to discharge?
Chapter 7 Roughly, it takes 5-8 months after filing of the petition to get a discharge. This normally depends on the complexity of the bankruptcy and how backed up your court is. More opinions from FAQ Farmers: A debtor is eligible to receive Discharge 60 days after Meeting of Creditors (also called the “341 hearing”). In most jurisdictions, it is my understanding that the issuance of the Discharge is pretty much automated, so it actually gets issued around 61 days after the hearing, and you get it in the mail around 64 days after the hearing. I know this is the case in Southern Indiana, but I don’t know about other jurisdictions. However, there are certain things that can hold up a Discharge, such as if there are complications in the case, or if there is an asset the trustee wants to sell, etc. I am a bankruptcy attorney in Kentucky. The discharge here gets issued on about the 61st day after your meeting of creditors in Kentucky, so long as there are no issues that arise that would pr
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