Understand how bankruptcy affects divorce and find answers to other questions and concerns you have.
Usually your individual bankruptcy will not affect your new spouse. If you are filing for a Chapter 7, is can be helpful to wait until after you receive your discharge to get married just in case.Read More →
If you’re filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy and your spouse is not, you may be wondering whether they are going to be affected. The short answer is that if your debts are separate, their credit will not be impacted.Read More →
The court requires your spouse's income because it needs a full financial picture of your family.Read More →
If your former spouse earned taxable income in the current year or the two years prior, you will need to list that income on your bankruptcy forms. You do not need to list any income that they earned prior to this time period, and __*you do not need to list them as a member of your household.*__Read More →
Under the Chapter 7 bankruptcy rules, you can file for bankruptcy with your spouse. Sadly, Upsolve does not allow for joint filings. If you and your spouse want to file with Upsolve, you can file separately. We discourage this because you may have to pay two separate filing fees.Read More →
Yes, you do. You will list them as "someone who is legally obligated to pay your debts."Read More →
Having a spouse does not automatically mean a bankruptcy affects both of you. However, if you and your future spouse have joint debts then there are multiple factors to consider such as whether one or both of you need to file, what your future plans are and if you want to conserve costs to file.Read More →