Tax Debt, Child Support, Student Loans, and Utility Bills in Bankruptcy

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Most people file bankruptcy to get out from a staggering load of debt. Before you file, make sure you understand what happens to certain debts in bankruptcy. 

Below you'll find information about what happens to certain types of debts in Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy, including:

  • tax debt
  • child support arrears
  • student loans, and
  • utility bills.

And be sure to check out the articles in our sections on credit card debt, medical debt, car loans, and mortgages, as well as the more general articles in What Happens to Your Debts in Bankruptcy?