Brandon, Florida, Bankruptcy and Debt
The U.S. Bankruptcy
Code does not disallow individuals or
married couples from obtaining Social
Security benefits or participating in any
government welfare program as a result of
having their debts discharged or
restructured through bankruptcy.
As part of the
Chapter 7 and
Chapter 13 petition, the applicant will
be required to list all income and assets,
including any benefits received for Social
Security Disability Insurance (SSDI),
Supplemental Security Income, workers'
compensation and other benefits programs.
Failing to report the benefits as income can
result in disallowance of debt discharge and
possible fraud charges if the false
information was given or withheld
Do You Owe Money to Social Security
A component of the
bankruptcy process requires a full
accounting of your assets, income and debts.
If your schedule reveals that you owe money
to Social Security for an overpayment, the
debt may be disallowed for discharge.
Will Bankruptcy Disqualify You for
Future Government Programs?
Section 525 of the U.S.
Bankruptcy Code prohibits
discriminatory practices against
individuals who have filed for bankruptcy.
While your bankruptcy is in adjudication,
there may be a delay in approval for certain
programs due to the pending legal action.
However, you should not be refused
application or approval for government
social welfare programs based solely on your
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