If I included a credit card in bankruptcy and used it after the discharge (the company didn't close it) am I responsible for it

Asked almost 2 years ago - Sacramento, CA

spouse and I are seperating and I wasn't sure if this bill needed to be paid since it was discharged

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  1. Michael Raymond Daymude

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    Answered . If you used the card after discharge, yes. You are responsible for those post filing charges.

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  2. Hale Andrew Antico

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    Answered . You are responsible for all debts you incur after you file bankruptcy, and even some debts you incurred before you filed.

    This answer does not create an attorney-client relationship between you and I. I am not your attorney unless we... more
  3. Stephen M Trezza

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    Answered . All debts incurred after the date of filing of the bankruptcy petition are non dischsrable.

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  4. Chirnese Lashaunda Liverpool

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    Answered . Although you included the credit card in the bankruptcy and received a discharge, because it is post-petition debt, it is not dischargeable, and therefore you must pay it.

    I wrote an article on post-petition debt if you would like additional information. Here's the link: http://liverpoollegal.com/wordpress/debt-accrue...

    DISCLAIMER: This message is intended as a general discussion of legal issues and not as a statement of fact, legal... more

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