What debts will not be discharged in a Chapter 13 bankruptcy?

The discharge releases you from debts covered by the plan with certain exceptions.

For example, you cannot discharge debts for alimony or child support. You also cannot discharge debts that were entered as a result of a criminal conviction.



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