Q: If someone filed, but they die before the bankruptcy goes through, are the kids responsible for paying off the debt?
A: As long as the estate gets a discharge, the kids will not be responsible unless they co-signed for the debt.
A: The simple answer is No, the kids are not responsible for paying off the debt in bankruptcy. But the if the deceased has an estate that is required to be probated by state law, the creditors may be able to file claims in probate.
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