October 17, 2017
For criminal justice debtors, bankruptcy can be a powerful tool. It can eliminate the obligation to repay certain criminal justice debts or provide an orderly mechanism for repaying certain debts that cannot be discharged. Bankruptcy can also open the door to relief, such as expungement, record sealing, or restoration of a drivers license, that may otherwise be unavailable due to outstanding criminal debt. This webinar proided an overview of the application of bankruptcy law to criminal justice debt.
Tara Twomey, Of Counsel, National Consumer Law Center
Alex Kornya, Assistant Litigation Director, Iowa Legal Aid