If I understand your question correctly, you are concerned because you feel like your mother has been making payments on a mortgage that she didn't have to make. If that's correct, it depends on whether your mother wants to keep the property. If she did (does) not want to keep the...View More
It's hubby's credit cards that are the problem. I'm not on any of the accounts, but will I have to sign on if he wants to do this? I'm not clear on the laws in North Carolina regarding spouses and bankruptcy or debt relief. Thank you for your time.
You are not required to file a bankruptcy with your spouse. However, they will look at your income and the household expenses. As long as you are not a co-debtor on any of the debts that he will include in his bankruptcy then his filing of the bankruptcy should not have a negative impact on your...View More
Any debt you incur after the bankruptcy filing will be a post-petition debt and, therefore, be non-dischargeable. Therefore, you may be able to obtain credit prior to the conclusion of the bankruptcy but you typically will have a high interest rate. If possible, wait until your case is discharged...View More
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