No child and/or spousal support are not dischargeable in a chapter 7 BK. It is my understanding that child support, student loans, taxes owed, and things along that line cannot be included in a bankruptcy.
No. Section 523(a)(5) of the Bankruptcy Code prohibits debtors from receiving a discharge of spousal and child support obligations. If yuou are behind on payments, you can spread out the payments over time in a Chapter 13 bankruptcy. No, you cannot even touch child support, afraid you have to pay, pay, pay and pay.
One a few type of financial obligation that cannot be discharged via bankruptcy is child support. If you have gone through a divorce or some type of divorce or separation settlement and you are required to pay child support or child maintenance by court order, the act of filing bankruptcy will not discharge this responsibility for you to continue paying it. Child support payments are exempt from any type of bankruptcy filing that the consumer might do, whether chapter 7 or chapter 13.
No. Child support is not discharged in bankruptcy.
Yes, bankruptcy does not effect spousal support or child support.
No, child support cannot be cleared in a bankruptcy.
You have to list child support arrears as a debt and you have to list child support payments in the budget. Child support arrears cannot be discharged, however.
If what you mean is can back owed child support payments be discharged in bankruptcy: NO. Regardless of how old the child is now. on the other hand if you mean to be included in the repayment schedule for a chapter 13 then yes. Child support arrearages can sometimes be included in bankruptcy. This pertains to arrearages only and not to current support due. A bankruptcy petition cannot override a court order of support and if arrearages are allowed to be included in a 13 the arrearages must be paid in full, not a percentage thereof, as is possible with unsecured creditors.
Yes, but child support is not discharged in bankruptcy.
You don't need any forms - child support is not discharged in bankruptcy.
Spousal support and child support debts cannot be discharged in a bankruptcy, so the ex spouse must continue to keep making the payments. Failure to do so can lead to a dismissal of the bankruptcy case.
Yes; child support is not affected by or discharged in bankruptcy.
No. As part of the Bradley Amendment (1986), child support payments won't be ended or reduced for any discretionary reason, including bankruptcy.
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Alimony and child support is considered to be non-dischargeable.
NO - child support is not discharged in bankruptcy.
Bankruptcy is a Federal process and has no effect on child support. Bankruptcy does not dismiss child support debts.
Child support is not discharged in bankruptcy.
Whether you can eliminate a debt that resulted from a divorce decree will depend on the type of debt. If you owe child support or alimony from a divorce then you will not be able to eliminate the debt in bankruptcy. If the divorce assigned some debt to you as part of the divorce and it was not assigned as child support or alimony then you may be able to eliminate the debt in a Chapter 13 bankruptcy. Chapter 13 bankruptcy allows you to eliminate debt assigned to you that is in the nature of a property settlement and not child support or alimony.
No, child support arrears cannot be discharged in bankruptcy.
Just about forever....the laws really make child support payments unavoidavle by time of bankruptcy, etc. Get 'em!
... prevent ... Bankruptcy is a Federal process and has no effect on child support. Bankruptcy does not dismiss child support debts.
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When you file for bankruptcy, you are required to list ALL debts you owe. However, child support or alimony (called Domestic Support) are NOT discharged in a bankruptcy. In a Chapter 7 - this debt survives your discharge. In a 13 - you probably can pay back the arrears over time, but you have to make the required monthly payment to the Child support agency for current support AND the trustee payment for the back support. I would seek the advice of an attorney that specializes in Bankruptcy to see if this is an option for you.