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What does a bankruptcy discharge mean?
A discharge is normally the final step saying "All your debts are discharged" ie: no one can collect on those debts anymore.

It is what you were waiting for if you filed.

Speak with an attorney about your specific situation. If you can not find an attorney, contact your local Bar association and they will refer you to one.
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