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my daughter had a car accident, was driving her car with out

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my daughter had a car accident, was driving her car with out insurance, now has bill for $18000, no job, can she file for bankruptcy

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Hello I am a licensed attorney here to help you with your question, please review my response and do not hesitate to ask for clarificati on

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This is an unfortunate situation, as long as the accident was not due to drugs or alcohol, she would be able to list the debt in a bankruptcy and discharge the entire amount.

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where would she go and file

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Under the bankruptcy law most debts can be discharged, the only debts that cannot be discharged are listed here: under section 523(a) The most common types of nondischargeable debts are certain types of tax claims, debts not set forth by the debtor on the lists and schedules the debtor must file with the court, debts for spousal or child support or alimony, debts for willful and malicious injuries to person or property, debts to governmental units for fines and penalties, debts for most government funded or guaranteed educational loans or benefit overpayments, debts for personal injury caused by the debtor's operation of a motor vehicle while intoxicated, debts owed to certain tax-advantaged retirement plans, and debts for certain condominium or cooperative housing fees

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She would have to go to the local CA bankruptcy court that is near her residence,

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thank you

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She can go to the above link, it will have all the information she needs to file a chapter 7 bankruptcy in CA, including the forms and procedures.

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