November 26th, 2015 by Questions
Are court fees, taxes and small claims judgements covered by bankruptcy?
November 27, 2015 at 3:48 pm, Desmond West-Chow, CIRP, Trustee said:
For the most part court fees and judgements are dischargeable (or covered) in a bankruptcy. The only major exception to this would be a) fines, penalties or restitution orders (or items similar in nature) b) any award of damages in a civil court for bodily harm, sexual assault or death resulting from either and c) debts resulting from fraud. Taxes are also dischargeable in a bankruptcy.
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