Casey Anthony Is Let Off the Hook Yet Again in Bankruptcy Court

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Casey AnthonyCasey Anthony is probably one of the most notorious and hated people in this country. The latest news that she will be forgiven of all her debts isn't likely to earn her any more fans. Anthony filed for bankruptcy in Florida recently, claiming $1,000 in assets and more than $792,000 in liabilities (mostly legal bills). And now she won't owe any of it back.

The bankruptcy judge discharged most of what she owes except for those related to student loans or criminal fines. The end. And just like that, Anthony, who was accused of murdering her 2-year-old daughter Caylee and was acquitted in 2011, is free again.

The Anthony trial was absolutely maddening for many of those watching, but some argued that in that case, the prosecution simply didn't prove their case. Whatever you believe about that, it's clear that, at least here, THIS was money she actually owed. Money she should have paid back. Why should she get off when people who have had more money than her have been financially ruined by similar things?

The whole way bankruptcy works is pretty insane anyway. It's bizarre to have a system where people can live outside their means for years and then somehow be "forgiven" and not expected to pay back what they owe.

In Anthony's case, obviously these are legal fees for something she was acquitted of doing, but still, it seems like she ought to find a way to pay that back. Now she never will.

For many, this will be just another example of Anthony getting away with everything. Why is she made of Teflon? Why can nothing stick? She is clearly not a wealthy celebrity or someone who can hire a fancy legal team to get her off of charges. So what gives? Why this woman?

It just seems really awful to let her off once again. Is there nothing this woman can be held accountable for?

Do you think forgiving her debts is fair? 

 

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adamat34 adamat34

Bankruptcy is not murder ....the laws are different. Im sure the judge would have done the same for another person. Its apples and oranges. This has nothing to do with murder. Im not even sure why this is a story....

tiafez tiafez

the murderer not only killed a child but also labeled her father and brother  as molesters. I don't know why anyone would risk allowing either of those men near a child. 


Casey is living off a rich man doing god knows what to earn her keep. she will always be a murderer and she will never get that carefree twenty something party life she was willing to muder to get. bankruptcy smankruptcy, who really expected her to earn a dollar in her lifetime? let her rich man keep her until she's used up then we'll see how awesome her life is. 


 


my concern now is the protection of children from those who molest and if she says they did... I hope the neighbors in her father and brother's areas watch and listen. some risks aren't worth it. 

Coles... Coles_mom

Bankruptcy is not just living beyond your means and then being forgiven with no repercussions. That's a slap in the face for those of us who have had to use a law out country affords us. My husband owned a successful business and we had a nice home, nice cars, nice life. The bottom fell out of his business literally (and I do mean literally) overnight. We went from being comfortable and a bit spoiled to not having enough for milk and diapers. Our home was foreclosed on, our cars repossessed, and we went through our savings in 6 months while trying to find a job. We weren't living beyond our means- and there was no way to predict the business crashing like it did (a bunch of really ironic coincidences in a short amount of time). I was newly pregnant and we couldn't afford health care, and I had a ton of complications. Anyway, needless to say, we're in debt well over a million dollars and are having to go through bankruptcy. It's not pleasant, nor do well feel happy and satisfied to have our debt erased. We feel humiliated and like failures.

Valda... ValdaThomas

Heaven forbid Casey Anthony have to spend "time" in a "debtor's" prison! Why forgive any of her debts since she committed fraud and stole her friend's checks and spent her money?

socal... socalmommy13

Colesmom.... Keep your head up... Things will get better....I'm sorry you had to go through that.

socal... socalmommy13

P.s. Casey Anthony is a dirty p.o.s

:)

Tyson Fricker

Another idiot Stir blogger who doesn't bother to understand how the bankruptcy laws work. Stay uninformed, Sweets.

happi... happinessforyou

The word "teflon" comes to mind.....

lasombrs lasombrs

I don't think she should have been allowed to do the bankruptcy but mostly because she has a story to sell and one day she will, esp now that all that money wont have to go to anyone but herself :/ She had a means to pay it back eventually i think. But again the law is the law and she doesn't get held accountable. I still think she did it, but nothing we can do since the courts don't. I hope she does get in trouble for the deformation case though!

nonmember avatar phoenix

What on earth do you mean by saying that people with more money have been financially ruined by this? Being ruined financially is what going bankrupt is.

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