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As of May 29, 2020, Dauphin County, where our office is located, has moved from Red to Yellow status. Our office will re-open on June 1, 2020. Until further notice, Stay Safe Guidelines will be followed, including safe social distancing (6 feet), cleaning after each client and the wearing of masks by employees and clients at all times while in our office. People who are ill and those without masks will not be permitted entry into our office.

Can I Discharge Credit Card Debt?

One of the most common reasons people file bankruptcy is to discharge credit card debt. While some banks may claim that you can no longer discharge credit card debt based on new bankruptcy rules, this is not the case. Bankruptcy is the surest way to reduce or eliminate credit card debt.

At Cunningham, Chernicoff & Warshawsky, P.C., in Harrisburg, we offer a free initial consultation to discuss how you can get rid of credit card debt in bankruptcy. Call us at 717-260-3527 to talk to a lawyer.

Discharging Credit Card Debt in Bankruptcy

There are two bankruptcy options for dealing with credit card debt:

  • Chapter 7 bankruptcy allows you to discharge 100 percent of credit card debt. If you are eligible, this is the quickest way to get rid of debt.
  • If you are not eligible for Chapter 7 bankruptcy, Chapter 13 bankruptcy allows you to put your credit card and other debt into a three- to five-year debt payment plan. You pay only what a bankruptcy trustee determines you can afford to pay. This is usually far less than you owe. Any remaining credit card debt is discharged at the end of your payment plan.

For More Information About Getting Rid of Credit Card Debt

To arrange a free initial consultation to discuss your debt problems with an attorney, contact us online, or call us at 717-260-3527 or toll free at 866-534-4404.

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We are a debt relief agency. We help people file for bankruptcy relief under the Bankruptcy Code.