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Q: Can I file for bankruptcy without my spouse while we're starting an uncontested divorce process?

I can't afford to survive with all the debt incurred while married. He does not want to file for bankruptcy, but I do. Is that possible while starting the divorce process and how would that affect the process of an uncontested divorce?

Adrienne Woods
Adrienne Woods
answered on Jun 19, 2023

You can absolutely file for bankruptcy before the divorce is finalized. Your impending divorce is something you'll definitely want to discuss with your bankruptcy lawyer, as it has implications as to what chapter for which you are eligible to file. For instance, if you are separated, your... View More

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