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What are examples of debts that cannot be discharged in chapter 13 bankruptcy?

  • Domestic support obligations.
  • Certain taxes.
  • Student loans unless repayment is found by the bankruptcy court to constitute an undue hardship on the debtor.
  • Criminal fines and restitution.
  • Debts arising from driving under the influence.
  • Debts found to have been incurred through fraud or defalcation of fiduciary duty.
  • Restitution or damages awarded in a civil action as a result of a willful or malicious injury by the debtor that caused personal injury to an individual or the death of an individual.
  • Debts where the creditor was not scheduled, listed or notified with regards to the chapter 13 case.

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