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  • Dec 10, 2005, 07:33 AM
    dlcsmc86
    Bankruptcy
    Does anyone know what the difference is now that the bankruptcy laws have changed? What exactly has changed that would prevent a person from getting a say... Chapter 7 now as compared to before the law changed.
    This would be for the state of PA. Thanks for any help.
  • Dec 13, 2005, 03:34 AM
    RickJ
    Here's one of PA's Bankruptcy info sites:
    http://www.pawb.uscourts.gov/

    I couldn't find a page with regulations or requirements at a glance, but browse through it - you may find it - and/or contact them for directions to where you can learn what is required.
  • Dec 13, 2005, 12:26 PM
    CaptainForest
    I'm not sure about all the changes, but I heard on the Suzie Orman Show that if you file for bakruptcy, you CANNOT discharge any student debts as they will stay with you forever.
  • Dec 13, 2005, 12:34 PM
    RickJ
    FYI, That would be Government Student Loans that they were speaking of.
  • Dec 13, 2005, 12:49 PM
    CaptainForest
    Thank you for the clarification rickj.

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