What are some examples of debts that cannot be discharged in a chapter 7 bankruptcy?
- Domestic support obligations.
- Certain taxes and debts incurred to pay nondischargeable 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.
- Obligations incurred as part of a divorce or separation.
- Debts found to have been incurred through fraud, defalcation of fiduciary duty or willful and malicious injury.
- Certain homeowner association dues.
- Debts associated with violations of security laws.