Are debts discharged in Chapter 13 bankruptcy?

Answer According to the U.S. Court System, most debts qualify for a discharge (complete removal of the obligation to repay) under Chapter 13 bankruptcy. However, certain debts, such as home mortgages, tax... Read More »

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Bankruptcy List of Discharged Debts?

If you believe filing bankruptcy will wipe out all your debts, you are wrong. According to consumer information resource Nolo, debt during your bankruptcy proceeding is divided into two types: disc... Read More »

What debts can't be discharged under the new bankruptcy law?

While bankruptcy may sound easy, its laws are a tangle of rules and exceptions. Some debts are forgiven under one type of bankruptcy, but may not be discharged under another. It helps to know whic... Read More »

How do i amend a discharged chapter 7 bankruptcy?

File a motion to reopen the bankruptcy case with your local bankruptcy court. The need to amend a discharged bankruptcy to include a forgotten creditor is sufficient grounds for reopening the case.... Read More »

Is a Chapter 13 bankruptcy discharged or released?

In a Chapter 13 bankruptcy debts may be discharged. The creditor then cannot legally enforce the debt. A lien or interest may still be held against secured debt. Chapter 13 does not release liens,... Read More »