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11 U.S.C. § 523(a)(7) provides that “a discharge under section 727, 1141, 1228(a), or1328(b) of this title does not discharge an individual from any debt – to the extent such debt isfor a fine, penalty, or forfeiture payable to and for the benefit of a governmental unit, and is notcompensation for actual pecuniary loss, other than a tax penalty.” Accordingly, in a Chapter 7bankruptcy case, the answer is straight forward – the traffic tickets are non-dischargeable.
11 U.S.C. § 523(a)(7) provides that “a discharge under section 727, 1141, 1228(a), or
1328(b) of this title does not discharge an individual from any debt – to the extent such debt is
for a fine, penalty, or forfeiture payable to and for the benefit of a governmental unit, and is not
compensation for actual pecuniary loss, other than a tax penalty.” Accordingly, in a Chapter 7
bankruptcy case, the answer is straight forward – the traffic tickets are non-dischargeable.
So, no traffic tickets are not dischargable in a chapter 7 bankruptcy.
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