divorce and debt

Bankruptcy and Divorce

by cummingskelleylaw December 20, 2012 Debt Recovery

(US law and generally) The effect of a bankruptcy filing in the United States on debts owed to an ex-spouse pursuant to a divorce depends upon what chapter of bankruptcy a person files.  Generally speaking, individuals file bankruptcy under either Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 of the Bankruptcy Code.  These two chapters treat divorce debt […]

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