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What Fraud Victims Should Know About Bankruptcy Discharge Hearings

We are often asked by fraud victims – what happens to their judgment if the defendant assigns him or herself into bankruptcy? Does the bankruptcy assignment wipe away the debt? The answer is generally “no” when the claim was pleaded as a fraud and/or breach of trust, where a declaration is pleaded that the judgment survives bankruptcy, and where a Court makes a finding of fraud and/or breach of trust. …Read More