Does Bankruptcy End Child Support Obligations too?

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Does Bankruptcy End Child Support Obligations too?

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Despite being one of the best ways to get rid of debts, bankruptcy does not clear you of all your financial obligations. Lawyers of Los Angeles based bankruptcy law firm Recovery Law Group, elaborate that certain debts survive bankruptcy, no matter which chapter of bankruptcy you have filed under. These obligations include child support debt and alimony. Whether you chose to file for bankruptcy under Chapter 13 or Chapter 7, you will not be off the hook for paying child support and alimony dues to your spouse. Additionally, any fines due to restitution order by a judge, compensation for injuries and damage caused by DUI, etc. are also not negated. Bankruptcy does not affect any of these debts and they need to be paid in full despite bankruptcy discharge.

Before filing for bankruptcy, it is important to be aware of what debts can be discharged under bankruptcy and which of those will survive bankruptcy. This is vital because if you are filing for bankruptcy to get rid of debts that will end up survive bankruptcy, the entire process will be in vain. To know more about debts which can be discharged in bankruptcy Los Angeles, you should consult qualified attorneys. For consulting with experienced bankruptcy lawyers, you can call 888-297-6023.