Does a Bankruptcy Clear Judgments?

Answer If you have one or more court judgments against you, bankruptcy can offer some protection against your judgment creditor or creditors. While bankruptcy cannot remove a judgment from public records ... Read More »

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Does bankruptcy eliminate judgments?

Generally, bankruptcy immediately eliminates most judgments. Some judgments are considered exceptions, however, and are not dischargeable. These include student loans, child support orders, governm... Read More »

Does bankruptcy remove judgments?

According to Robert J. Hoglund of the Hoglund, Chwialkowski & Mrozik law firm, bankruptcy removes the debt so it can not be collected, but the record of judgment will remain. You may be able to rem... Read More »

Can judgments be discharged in bankruptcy?

According to U.S. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Code, filing bankruptcy discharges most of an individual's debts, including judgments. However, not all debts are eligible to be discharged. Such debts includ... Read More »

Can you declare bankruptcy after judgments are brought against you?

You can file bankruptcy after someone obtains a judgment against you, according to the U.S. Courts. The bankruptcy halts the progression of lawsuits and stays the judgment. If your wages were garni... Read More »