Burnsville, MN asked in Bankruptcy, Divorce and Family Law for Minnesota

Q: Want to file for divorce. Also have a collection court date. Can I file for divorce & bankruptcy at same time? What 1st?

Husband charged up card in my name. No big deal til he quit paying. I cannot afford the huge payment. I want to file for divorce due to emotional,financial and verbal abuse. 3 kids stuck in the middle of this big mess. Summons showed up from the people who bought the debt. Tried to settle but they won't agree to the monthly payment I can make. Thinking bankruptcy but want to start divorce ASAP. How do I even start? Divorce will not be an easy one. He is self employed and has not done taxes for last 3 years and is still paying for 2014. He is great at telling everyone how he does it all and I do nothing. His version of the truth is far from it and he seems to fully believe his version of things. He tells me he wants the kids and keeps telling me I have no value and should just leave. Of course I will not leave the kids.

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Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
  • Bankruptcy Lawyer
  • Louisville, KY

A: Bankruptcy first, then divorce. Bankruptcy will be over in 90 days.

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