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Q: When a bankruptcy case is filed do all claims or lawsuits against you get dismissed?

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Jonathan Hodge
Jonathan Hodge
  • Bankruptcy Lawyer
  • Louisville, KY
  • Licensed in Kentucky

A: Most will but there are exceptions to discharge. The most common non-dischargeable debts are domestic support obligations, student loan debt, and most tax debt owed to federal, state or local governments. Debts from misrepresentations made to get credit, debts arising from fraud, "willful and malicious injury" debts, and debts from claims arising death or injury of another from intoxicated operation (unlawful) of a motor vehicle are also non-dischargeable.

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