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I am disabled and have been since June of 09 and have been

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I am disabled and have been since June of 09 and have been surviving off my retirement (disability) and Social Security. A credit card I had put Medical expenses on during my extended hospitalization, just bumped my interest from 1.99 to 19.99% and now I can not affford the payments. Can I claim bankruptcy and still keep my home, auto, and other bills. Just need to eliminate this card or get them to lower the interest.
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Bankruptcy Law
Expert:  Terry L. replied 6 years ago.
You can discharge medical bills in a chapter 7 bankruptcy.
In Florida, your home will be exempt in the filing.

$1000 of your vehicle is exempt in Florida as well.

You would need to list all debt in the case though.

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