How does the automatic stay affect child support, alimony and divorce? The automatic stay can protect you from collection of past due child support in a Chapter 13.
Solving the Child/Spousal Support Dilemma through Bankruptcy
Filing for bankruptcy protection can help you resolve issues with child support and spousal support. Chapter 13 gives you the ability to pay back child support and spousal support arrears over a 3 to 5 year period.
In Bankruptcy, Is Jointly Titled Property Community Property?
In California, when one spouse files for bankruptcy, is the non-filing spouses interest in jointly titled property part of the bankruptcy estate?
Can Creditor Pursue Me for Debts of Deceased Spouse?
In California When Can Your Spouse’s Creditors Pursue You for Your Spouse’s Debts after Your Spouse Dies?
Filing Bankruptcy without Your Spouse in California, Part 2
In California, a creditor of one spouse may be able to go after the income and assets of both spouses. Debts incurred during the marriage, by either spouse, can be satisfied from the community assets.
Filing Bankruptcy without Your Spouse in California, a Community Property State: Property Issues
The bankruptcy laws allow a married person to file for bankruptcy without their spouse. In California, you will be required to list all of your community property even if your husband or wife is not filing.
The Effect of DOMA Being Struck Down – Same-Sex Marriage and Bankruptcy
The benefits and drawbacks in bankruptcy from DOMA being struck down as unconstitutional. How will this benefit same-sex marriages in bankruptcy?
How Bankruptcy Law Defines “Household” Has a Huge Effect on Your Chapter 13 Case
How your household size is determined can affect your Chapter 13 case. It will affect how many years you pay into the Chapter 13 plan and how much you pay.
Solving Child and Spousal Support Debt in California through Bankruptcy
Bankruptcy can help you resolve the arrears from back child support and spousal support. Chapter 13 bankruptcy allows you to pay back child support arrears.
Discharging Debts from a Divorce
Can debts from a divorce be discharged as part of a Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy?
Does My spouse Have to File Bankruptcy with Me?
If I am married does my husband/wife have to file for banhttps://www.socaladvocates.com/blog/wp-admin/post-new.phpkruptcy with me. Can I file for bankruptcy on my own? Do we have to file bankruptcy jointly?
California Bankruptcy Judge Allows Same Sex Marriage to File Jointly
Same sex marriages may be able to file a joint bankruptcy case in Southern California.