Can I include a judgment to bankruptcy under the new laws? 12 Answers as of September 02, 2015

Can I include a judgment to bankruptcy under the new laws?

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Janet A. Lawson Bankruptcy Attorney
Janet A. Lawson Bankruptcy Attorney | Janet Lawson
Yes. Done all the time. If you own real property check and see if there is a judgement lien on it. You will have to file a motion to get rid of that. Sorry for the delay in answering.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 9/2/2015
Stephens Gourley & Bywater | David A. Stephens
Generally yes.
Answer Applies to: Nevada
Replied: 8/25/2015
The Schreiber Law Firm
The Schreiber Law Firm | Jeffrey D. Schreiber
Any amount you owe to a creditor, whether it is currently being paid, is delinquent or has gone to judgment can be, and in fact must be, listed in your bankruptcy petition. If it is not subject to being found non-dischargeable, then it can be discharged, even if it is now a judgment.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 8/25/2015
Eranthe Law Firm
Eranthe Law Firm | Cate Eranthe
What new laws? Everything must be included in your bankruptcy. If it is dischargeable or not depends on what it is for among other factors. Please go see a knowledgeable local bankruptcy attorney for advice.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 8/24/2015
Law Offices of Joseph A. Mannis
Law Offices of Joseph A. Mannis | Todd Mannis
Absolutely.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 8/24/2015
    GARCIA & GONZALES, P.C.
    GARCIA & GONZALES, P.C. | Richard N. Gonzales
    That would be a yes.
    Answer Applies to: Colorado
    Replied: 8/24/2015
    Garner Law Office
    Garner Law Office | Daniel Garner
    Yes, a civil judgment is dischargeable in bankruptcy, unless it is for domestic support or for personal injury caused by driving while intoxicated. A judgment also typically puts a lien on any real property you own, and the lien is not removed by the bankruptcy unless you file a motion to strip it, which of course is an extra expense. Criminal fines and restitution are not dischargeable in bankruptcy.
    Answer Applies to: Oregon
    Replied: 8/24/2015
    The Law Office of Darren Aronow, PC
    The Law Office of Darren Aronow, PC | Darren Aronow
    Yes a judgment can be discharged in bankruptcy.
    Answer Applies to: New York
    Replied: 8/24/2015
    Richard B. Jacobson & Associates, LLC | Richard B. Jacobson
    That would be a yes.
    Answer Applies to: Wisconsin
    Replied: 8/24/2015
    Patrick W. Currin, Attorney at Law | Patrick Currin
    Yes, but the law isn't new.
    Answer Applies to: California
    Replied: 8/24/2015
    A Fresh Start
    A Fresh Start | Dorothy G Bunce
    What new laws? Bankruptcy laws were changed in 2005 and that was 10 years ago. You can and always have been able to discharge judgments through bankruptcy provided that the judgment is not related to a crime. If the judgment has become a lien, there may be separate issues that you will need to deal with about removing the lien from a court judgment.
    Answer Applies to: Nevada
    Replied: 8/24/2015
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