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In a bankruptcy, are my out-of-state debts discharged?
June 29, 2022
By Diane Drain Attorney & Retired Law Professor
Yes. Bankruptcy is a federal proceeding, and the bankruptcy court has the authority and jurisdiction to discharge debts incurred anywhere in the United States, whether in or outside of your home state. Certain debts, of course, are not dischargeable in bankruptcy.
By Diane Drain|Published On: June 29th, 2022|Last Updated: July 28th, 2022|
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