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Question: recently was given a Chapter 7 discharge, but Mortgage lender will not give me another loan modification because of income is not sufficient enough. I am behind in Mtg payments can I file a Chapter 13 to get caught up on delinquent mtg payments.

Answer: Chapter 7 to Chapter 13. If your first discharge was under a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, you can file for a subsequent Chapter 13 and be eligible for a discharge if the case is filed at least four years after the filing date of the initial Chapter 7. Filing a Chapter 13 bankruptcy after receiving a Chapter 7 discharge can still help you pay off priority debts or get caught up on missed mortgage or car loan payments even if you are not entitled to a discharge. Filing for Chapter 13 bankruptcy following a Chapter 7 discharge is commonly referred to as a Chapter 20 bankruptcy.  http://www.azb.uscourts.gov/

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