The following applies in Arizona. In a chapter 7 once you filed the bankruptcy you do not get out without a court order. In a chapter 13 just file a notice of dismissal of case. Normally, the court will follow through. There are very rare occasions when a chapter 13 will not be dismissed due to bad faith.
Answer Applies to: Arizona
You cannot just withdraw a bankruptcy petition. There is no form that can magically make a bankruptcy petition get dismissed, you have to file a motion and have a hearing in front of the bankruptcy judge.
Answer Applies to: Florida
- you can't voluntarily dismiss a Chapter 7 case, only a Chapter 13 case.
Answer Applies to: South Carolina
You need a motion to dismiss your case. The clerk can not do that, only the judge.
Answer Applies to: California
If you have filed for bankruptcy and the case is still active, you need to file a motion to dismiss the bankruptcy. However, this can be difficult to do, particularly if you filed for a chapter 7 bankruptcy. You should probably consult a bankruptcy attorney to see if it is possible to dismiss your bankruptcy case.
Answer Applies to: Illinois
You can make a motion to withdraw, but it depends whether you filed a chapter 7 or a chapter 13.
Answer Applies to: New York
If your bankruptcy is a 7 you must file a motion, with notice, and have a hearing. If your bankruptcy is a 13 (unless it was converted from a 7) you may dismiss at any time.
Answer Applies to: Wisconsin
I would suggest you seek legal counsel. My name is Scott Needleman, founder of The Needleman Law Office, www.srneedleman.com or www. thecolumbusbankruptcylawyer.com. There is no fee for the initial consultation. It seems you need professional assistance to either save what you have already started or dismiss it appropriately and possibly refile.
Answer Applies to: Ohio
If you live in the Detroit/Flint area, you are in the Eastern District. Google bankruptcy court eastern district of Michigan.Otherwise, you are in the Western District. The website should list all forms. You would need to file a Motion To Dismiss and provide a reason for wanting to dismiss (withdraw) the case.
Answer Applies to: Michigan
Depends on the reason. Generally, you cannot withdraw a petition once it is filed.
Answer Applies to: Indiana