Does bankruptcy eliminate civil judgments?

Answer Bankruptcy eliminates most types of civil judgments immediately upon filing, including wage garnishments and small claims court judgments. Certain civil judgments, such as child support orders, can... 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 »

Can Wages Be Garnished for Civil Judgments?

When a debtor owes a creditor money, the creditor often obtains a civil judgment against the debtor for the money owed. Once the creditor has a judgment against the debtor, the creditor must still ... 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 »