What are some examples of debts that cannot be discharged in a
Chapter 7 bankruptcy?
- Domestic support obligations
- Certain taxes and debts incurred to pay nondischargeable taxes
- Student loans unless repayment is found by the bankruptcy
court to constitute an undue hardship on the debtor.
- Criminal fines and restitution
- Debts arising from driving under the influence
- Obligations incurred as part of a divorce or separation
- Debts found to have been incurred through fraud, defalcation
of fiduciary duty and willful and malicious injury
- Certain homeowner association dues
- Debts associated with violations of security laws
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