Chapter 7 Debts

The most common debts that are dischargeable in Chapter 7 bankruptcy include:

  • Credit card debt
  • Repossession deficiencies on vehicle loans
  • Medical bills
  • Personal loans
  • Judgments
  • Auto accident claims
  • Negligence claims
  • Business debts
  • Leases
  • Guaranties
  • Tax penalties over three years old
  • Income taxes that are not priority taxes

Under the United States Bankruptcy Code, Congress has determined that certain types of debt are not dischargeable in Chapter 7 bankruptcy for public policy reasons, which means you must still repay these debts after bankruptcy. The following debts are usually not dischargeable:

  • Child support and spousal support (alimony) obligations
  • Government-backed student loans
  • Debts incurred by fraud or intentional wrongdoing
  • Criminal fines and restitution

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Phone: (727) 410-2705;   email: calh@gate.net

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