In this episode of Community Banker we discuss the issue of bankruptcy and what to do when one lands on your desk.

An excerpt:

The goal of the bankruptcy laws is to give honest debtors a financial “fresh start” from burdensome debts, which is accomplished through the bankruptcy discharge. The discharge frees debtors from personal liability for specific debts and forbids creditors from ever taking any action against the debtor to collect those debts.

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