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If your liens and judgments were not incurred due to any fraudulent dealings then they should be dischargeable in a bankruptcy.
Once the bankruptcy has been discharged then the liens and judgments would go away and you would not be liable on them anymore.
I do not know what the requirements are for the contractors license but if the application says asks if you have "EVER" had any judgments or liens then you would have to list them even if they were included in a bankruptcy.
But if the application ask if you "HAVE ANY UNRESOLVED" or something to that effect, then you would not have to disclose them as they would have all been resolved by the bankruptcy.
In your situation I would HIGHLY recommend using a bankruptcy attorney to make sure that your bankruptcy goes smoothly and everything is done correctly in order to make sure those judgments and liens are dischargeable and to make sure all the liens get voided in the bankruptcy, which is usually an extra step.
You would have to wait until the bankruptcy was final.
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I am sorry but this does not really answer my question. I understand your points about bankruptcy itself but my question deals with whether I would be able to renew my contractors license while in bankruptcy or after bankruptcy. It seems i would have to speak with an attorney familiar with licensing law in Florida.
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