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Will bankruptcy discharge an overpayment of unemployment funds?

Is an overpayment of unemployment compensation dischargeable in bankruptcy? Maybe.  I say “maybe,” because technically, an overpayment of unemployment benefits is automatically discharged in bankruptcy unless the state objects to the discharge of that particular debt.  If you live in Nebraska, you can surely expect that the Nebraska Department of Labor will object to the discharge […]

Exploring the Bankruptcy Discharge

What is a discharge? The definition, according to the Webster Dictionary, is “to end the service of (someone) in a formal or official way.” According to the Black’s Law Dictionary, a discharge is “any method by which a legal duty is extinguished; esp., the payment of a debt or satisfaction of some other obligation.” In […]

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