Archive for month: July, 2012

Are fines associated with criminal convictions dischargeable in a bankruptcy?

Non-dischargeable debts Although the purpose of a Chapter 7 bankruptcy is to provide the debtor a fresh start by discharging your unsecured financial obligations, there are some debts that are non-dischargeable under the bankruptcy statue.  Those debts include, domestic support obligations, most student loans, some tax debts and criminal fines and court ordered restitution. Section […]

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