Criminal Fines and Restitution Not Discharged in Bankruptcy

Wasson and ThornhillCriminal Law

Bankruptcy does not discharge criminal fines and restitution, but gets rid of other debts so you can focus on all your criminal obligations.     If you owe criminal fines, penalties, forfeiture, or restitution, bankruptcy does not help you directly with those debts. But bankruptcy can still provide you essential help in paying for essential expenses, including criminal related ones. … Read More

Summary about the Automatic Stay

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During the last 13 blog posts we’ve covered the automatic stay–crucial protection that filing bankruptcy gives you. Here’s a helpful summary.