How can Chapter 7 get rid of a judgment?

 A judgment for an unsecured, non-priority debt can be eliminated with a Chapter 7 bankruptcy where the underlying debt and creditor is included in the Chapter 7 case. When you receive a discharge of that debt in Chapter 7 bankruptcy, there is no longer any debt for that judgment to collect.

However, if a judgment has been perfected as a lien on property, there are extra documents that must be completed to determine if the lien may be removed through a motion filed with the Bankruptcy Court while your bankruptcy cases is pending.

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