Arlington, VA asked in Bankruptcy and Car Accidents for Virginia

Q: I hit a parked car while uninsured can the debt I owe for the property damage be included/dismissed if I file chapter 7?

I was charged with a dui but it was dismissed at court.

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Robert R Weed
Robert R Weed
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  • Bankruptcy Lawyer
  • Annandale, VA
  • Licensed in Virginia

A: Yes, as long as you weren't charged with DWI.

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Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
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  • Bankruptcy Lawyer
  • Louisville, KY

A: Yes, so long as you weren’t charged with DUI.

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
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  • Personal Injury Lawyer
  • Wyomissing, PA

A: It can but under the new law, it may be found that you can pay it off over time. If the other person received state funds the state may have a claim against you nonetheless and these may not be dischargeable.

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