Q: Can you file on criminal fines? Like misdemeanor Charges?

Yes sir my name is Todd Buie. Got a quick question??? I have $7,000 in old fines, $13,000 in student loans from 6 years ago, an about $9,000 in medical bills. All this stuff is from around 2012. I got into some trouble an had to do around 3 years in prison. I been out for a couple years, no trouble since 2014. I had fines I been paying on an missed a couple payments, they suspended my drivers license. The city won’t work with me to get my Drivers License back. My job requires me to ha a dL. I have already lost my job, house, and truck. I’m currently living with some friends, with no transportation to even find work. Can I file bankruptcy an get all this stuff from my past gone?

1 Lawyer Answer
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
  • Bankruptcy Lawyer
  • Louisville, KY

A: You cannot discharge the old fines not can you discharge the student loans. The medical bills should be dischargeable.

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