Re-Start Your Dismissed Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Case in 24hrs

If you were not 100% satisfied with your previous law firm contact us today!

We understand that receiving news of a case dismissal can be devastating but the good news is that, in most all cases, if this was your only case in the last 12 months it is easy to refile and protect your assets again.

The most frequent thing we hear from clients refiling their case is that there was a lack of communication and they were passed off as soon as their case filed. The stress, anxiety, and fear from learning that your case is dismissed is no fun. Our firm prides itself on its dedication to clients. Our clients only meet with an attorney (not a paralegal) when the schedule a consultation. Schedule a free and confidential consultation today and see how we can make the difference.

  • Find out WHY your case was dismissed. Did your previous attorney inform you of the dismissal?
  • If this case that was dismissed was your only case in the last 12 months then you can probably refile immediately
  • If it has been more than 180 days since you completed your pre-filing credit counseling course then you will need to redo it for your new case
  • You will need to provide the last 60 days of paystubs for your new case.
  • A new Chapter 13 Plan will need to be created and reviewed for your new case.
  • Review and sign off on the your updated petition and plan.
  • File your new case and stop creditor collection actions.
  • A Motion to Extend Stay needs to be filed since this is your second case in the last 12 months

What to Do If Your Case if Dismissed and You Want to Re-File Your Case

Remember that when your case is dismissed, your creditors receive notice as well. They can resume all collection, foreclosure, or repossession actions so you need to refile your case quickly.

  • 1.

    Schedule consult

    Schedule an appointment & complete our short consult form so we can pull your prior case info
  • 2.

    Meet with attorney

    Meet with an attorney either in-person or by video to review new case options.
  • 3.

    Execute Documents

    You will review and sign off on all required docs (either online or in-person).
  • 4.

    Case is re-filed

    Your case is then re-filed and all creditors have to immediately cease all collections actions.

What Documents Will I Need If I Decide to Re-File Bankruptcy Case?

The good news is that our firm can pull all of your prior case information from the court docket so you don’t need to provide us with any of your prior case information. Just review the list of documents that the court will require below.

If you re-filing a Chapter 13 case you will be required to provide the last 60 days of income statements again.  If you are unemployed, self-employed, or receive SSI you can sign an affidavit as to this in our office or online.

The court will require a copy of your last filed tax return. If you are not required to file taxes you can sign an affidavit as to this. If you have misplaced your copy we can request a transcript when you come into our office.

In order for your case to be valid upon filing you must complete a pre-filing credit counseling course.  The course you completed in your last case is good for 180 days so if your case was just dismissed you may be able to use that one.  Otherwise, you will need to redo the course. There are several different companies that provide this service.  The three companies that most of our clients use are:

  1. www.debtoredu.com 
  2. www.abacuscc.org
  3. https://ccadvising.com

When you file for bankruptcy you are required to list ALL creditors and provide their last know mailing address. It is very important that you list everyone in order to receive your discharge. Our firm will pull credit reports and perform a nationwide lien search.

Refile Your Case the Right Way With the Right Law Firm This Time!

Saedi Law Group has achieved its success by providing honest and experienced legal advice to Georgia consumers. We provide real-life options for clients and walk them through the entire process.

Saedi Law Group, located in Atlanta, Georgia, serves the cities of Atlanta, Newnan, Gainesville, Rome, Marietta, Duluth, Jonesboro, Decatur, Buckhead, Sandy Springs, Tucker, Stone Mountain, Lawrenceville, Roswell, Norcross, Alpharetta, Dunwoody, Conyers, Lithonia, Stockbridge, Douglasville, Peachtree City, Smyrna, Kennesaw, and Forest Park, as well as Fulton County, DeKalb County, Cobb County, Gwinnett County, Henry County, Clayton County, Fayette County, Forsyth County, Cherokee County, Douglas County, Newton County, Rockdale County, Hall County, and Floyd County, GA.

We invite you to contact us either online or by phone at 404-919-7296 to schedule a free confidential consultation to review your personal financial situation and what options we can provide to protect you from creditors. For additional information about bankruptcy please also check out our YouTube Channel which has up to date vlogs on issues related to personal bankruptcy.

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