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1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy and Traffic Tickets for Mississippi on
Q: In Mississippi are speeding tickets considered a civil penalty? If so would it be possible to include one in a chapter?

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy , civil traffic fines

Dalton Middleton
Dalton Middleton
answered on Sep 8, 2019

A traffic ticket is not dischargeable in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy.

3 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy for Oklahoma on
Q: Can i include student loans on my bankruptcy?
Dalton Middleton
Dalton Middleton
answered on Aug 31, 2019

If you can show the following you may be able to get your student loans discharged:

1) you cannot maintain, based on current income and expenses, a “minimal” standard of living for you and your dependents if forced to repay the student loans;

2) additional circumstances exist...
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