Date Filed

The date that a public record was awarded.

Date of Status

On the credit report, date the creditor last reported information about the account.

Date Opened

On the credit report, indicates the date an account was opened.

Date Resolved

The completion date or satisfaction date of a public record item.


Accounts classified into categories according to the time past due. Common classifications are 30, 60, 90 and 120 days past due. Special classifications also include charge-off, repossession, transferred, etc.


Granted by the court to release a debtor from most of his debts that were included in a bankruptcy. Any debts not included in the bankruptcy – alimony, child support, liability for willful and malicious conduct and certain student loans – cannot be discharged.


Providing the consumer with his or her credit history as required by the FCRA. Experian provides consumer credit report disclosures via the Internet, by U.S. Mail or in person at our office location in Santa Ana, CA.


When a consumer files a bankruptcy, the judge may decide to not allow the consumer to continue with the bankruptcy. If the judge rules against the petition, the bankruptcy is known as dismissed.


If a consumer believes an item of information on their credit report is inaccurate or incomplete, they may challenge, or dispute the item. Experian, Equifax and TransUnion will investigate and correct or remove any inaccurate information or information that cannot be verified.

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