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Debts that can’t be discharged in Iowa

When filing for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy in Iowa, a person may be able to discharge, or get rid of, certain debts; however, there are also certain debts that cannot be discharged.

A person who files for bankruptcy is responsible for paying back debts that can’t be discharged. Such debts include those dedicated to family support, like child support and alimony obligations. Debts from personal injury or death caused by driving under the influence must also be paid, in addition to fines and penalties for violating the law, tax debts, and any other debts that a person forgot to list in their bankruptcy papers.

Discharging debts is a critical aspect of filing for bankruptcy in many cases. As such, it is extremely beneficial to understand what kind of debts you have that may be discharged. To better understand this facet of bankruptcy and discuss your debt options, call the lawyers of Hong Law, PLC, at (319) 632-1400.

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