If you don't follow all of the bankruptcy rules, the court might dismiss your bankruptcy case. The court might also dismiss your case if it believes you've engaged in bankruptcy fraud. But sometimes you might want to dismiss your bankruptcy case yourself -- perhaps your circumstances have changed.
Below you learn more about when the court might dismiss your case, whether you can dismiss your case yourself, and what to do if your case is dismissed.
What Is the Difference Between a Bankruptcy Dismissal and Discharge?
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Reasons the Court Might Dismiss Your Bankruptcy Case
Here are the most common reasons that the court dismisses bankruptcy cases.
Can You Dismiss Your Chapter 7 Bankruptcy After You've Filed?
In some circumstances you are not permitted to dismiss your Chapter 7 bankruptcy case.
Bankruptcy Case: Dismissed Without Prejudice
If the court dismisses your Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy case without prejudice, you can refile your case right away.
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