If you owe someone for injuring them by unlawfully driving while intoxicated, that debt would be a priority debt in bankruptcy. So what? Priority Debts For many weeks our blog posts have been considering how bankruptcy deals with “priority” debts. Examples of these special debts that we’ve covered include child/spousal support, income taxes, and wages owed employees. Sections 507(a)(1),(4), … Read More
Bankruptcy discharges claims against you from a vehicle accident, even if you don’t know how much you owe. But not if you were intoxicated. Vehicle Accident Claims If you had a vehicle accident, you could owe many kinds of debts from it. You could be liable for the current and future medical bills, loss of wages, pain and suffering, … Read More
If you injured someone by unlawfully driving while intoxicated, the resulting obligation can’t be discharged in bankruptcy.