Generally 30 days or so to your 341 hearing, and depending on your District, 60-90 days after the hearing for the Court to discharge you.
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Assuming no assets are taken by the Trustee to pay to your creditors (by far more common), about 3-4 months from date of filing of the case to date of discharge.
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Generally, from filing to discharge (successful completion), a Chapter 7 bankruptcy takes 4-5 months. In rare cases where there are pending motions, adversary proceedings (lawsuits), or the bankruptcy trustee finds assets to sell, the process can take several months (or even years) to complete.
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