There are certain financial obligations and debts that cannot be eliminated or discharged by bringing a bankruptcy proceeding:
- Taxes – Federal, State and Municipal taxes that have come due within the last three years are not dischargeable in bankruptcy.
- Alimony and Child Support Payments – Court ordered payments for either alimony or child support are non-dischargeable in bankruptcy.
- Divorce and Property Settlements – Settlements of matrimonial proceedings regarding equitable distribution of property and other financial obligations including attorneys fees for your spouse are not dischargeable in bankruptcy.
- Fines Relating to Criminal Proceedings – Court ordered payments in criminal proceedings, court costs, fees and judgments related to criminal proceedings are not dischargeable in bankruptcy. You also cannot discharge judgments or debts related to personal injury matters, such as car accidents or debts caused by criminal activity or negligence.
- Student Loans – Student loans are generally not dischargeable in bankruptcy if there has been any repayment during the past seven years. Under certain unique and rare circumstances student loans can be discharged for hardship reasons.
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