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The bankruptcy discharge varies depending on the type of case a
debtor files: chapter 7, 11, 12, or 13. Bankruptcy Basics attempts
to answer some basic questions about the discharge available to
individual debtors under all four chapters including:
1. What is a discharge in bankruptcy?
2. When does the
3. How does the debtor get a discharge?
all the debtor’s debts discharged or only some?
5. Does the
debtor have a right to a discharge or can creditors object to the
6. Can the debtor receive a second discharge in a later
7. Can the discharge be revoked?
8. May the debtor pay a
discharged debt after the bankruptcy case has been concluded?
What can the debtor do if a creditor attempts to collect a
discharged debt after the case is concluded?
10. May an employer
terminate a debtor’s employment solely because the person was a
debtor or failed to repay a discharged debt?