Law Office of D.L. Drain, P.A. | Diane L. Drain
If you file for bankruptcy you must include all of your debts and assets. Government fines and penalties are not dischargeable. Please understand that filing for bankruptcy is a very complicated process. It is wise to talk to an experienced bankruptcy attorney before deciding to take this important step.
Answer Applies to: Arizona
A Fresh Start | Dorothy G Bunce
Although you can & should include these debts in a bankruptcy, the creditors will be entitled to file a motion to ask that these debts be determined to be ineligible to be eliminated in bankrutpcy. Even if they don't do so, the terms of your conviction may require you to pay these debts or serve your full sentence.
Answer Applies to: Nevada