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Yes, unless the debt was fraudulent incurred. If the debt was fraudulently incurred, the creditor could file an action objecting to the discharge of that debt. One important thing to remember is that judgment LIENS will survive the bankruptcy unless the debtor files a petition under Section 522 of the bankruptcy code to remove the lien. If you file for bankruptcy, make sure you tell your attorney about any judgments against you so the attorney can investigate whether or not any liens exist.
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