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Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

Filing a Chapter 7 bankruptcy gives people a fresh start. This type of bankruptcy is used to eliminate most debts in a legal proceeding conducted under the jurisdiction of the Federal U.S. Bankruptcy Court. Chapter 7 discharges debts such as:

  • Credit card debt
  • Medical bills
  • Personal loans
  • Utility bills
  • Old tax debt deficiencies
  • Repossessed vehicles

Some debts not discharged by filing for Chapter 7 including:

  • Child support
  • Recent tax debt
  • Student loans
  • Certain types of court-ordered damage awards