Will bankruptcy help me in a DUI accident? 5 Answers as of July 05, 2017

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A Fresh Start | Dorothy G Bunce
If you mean can you avoid paying for this crime and the damage it caused your victims, the answer is a loud NO. See 11 USC sec 523 for more information. You may be able to structure the repayment through Chapter 13, but you will not find a loophole to avoid paying through bankruptcy.
Answer Applies to: Nevada
Replied: 7/5/2017
Janet A. Lawson Bankruptcy Attorney
Janet A. Lawson Bankruptcy Attorney | Janet Lawson
Not with fines, restitution or a civil judgement so.... no, it will not help you with that.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 7/5/2017
OlsenDaines | Rex Daines
No. A bankruptcy will have no effect whatsoever on the DUI.
Answer Applies to: Oregon
Replied: 7/3/2017
Patrick W. Currin, Attorney at Law | Patrick Currin
No, criminal restitution is not discharged in BK.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 7/2/2017
Ronald K. Nims LLC | Ronald K. Nims
No, DUI is excluded from bankruptcy protection.
Answer Applies to: Ohio
Replied: 7/2/2017
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