Legal Question in Family Law in Utah

Are civil judgements dischargeable in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy?

Asked on 10/11/13, 12:42 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Cory Wall Cory R. Wall, Attorney at Law, P.C.

It depends. Most debts are dischargeable but among those that are not are any judgments or debts owing for child support or alimony payments which are due; damages for personal injuries in automobile accident arising from driving while intoxicated; student loans; attorney's fees owing from child custody or child support litigation; most taxes; court fines and penalties. There are others, but without knowing more information, it's difficult for me to determine what the nature of the judgment is you're talking about.

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Answered on 10/11/13, 4:47 pm


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