Casey Anthony, who in 2011 was acquitted of murder in the death of her 2-year-old daughter, will not have to pay most of her $792,000 debt, a bankruptcy judge ruled Tuesday.
Anthony filed for bankruptcy in Florida earlier claiming $1,000 in assets, the Associated Press reports, and facing massive debts comprising mostly legal bills. The judge ruled that she will only have to pay debt related to student loans or criminal fines. Anthony has claimed to be unemployed and without a source of income.
Anthony was arrested in Oct. 2008 after waiting a motnh to report her child missing, and she fell under the national spotlight during her subsequent six-week trial. She was acquitted on murder charges but convicted for lying to law enforcement.