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Q: Discrepancies on Bankruptcy Filings

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Timothy Denison

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  • Bankruptcy Lawyer
  • Louisville, KY

A: Yes. You should make the trustee seater of anyfalsehoods in her filing. That is bankruptcy fraud.

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Jon Dowat

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  • Bankruptcy Lawyer
  • Naperville, IL

A: If your allegations are true, your ex has lied to the Court.

With all deference to Counselor Denison, that your wife is getting away with fraud should not be a concern of yours. You obviously could not live with your wife, that is why you got divorced.

Why then do you attempt to undo the divorce by monitoring your wife's bankruptcy? Yes, it seems she has committed fraud. But unless the fraud impacts you adversely you should acknowledge that your wife's dishonesty is probably one of the reasons you got divorced and leave it at that.

Your obsession about what your ex-wife, who lives in a different state, is doing or not doing is wasting your time. This activity is preventing you from living your own life, and is generally unhealthy.

Hopefully, your concern about your ex-wife's apparent fraud is not motivated by catching her in wrong doing so you can extract revenge for the divorce.

You have no legal obligation to report this, you do not have the experience or training to determine if she actually has committed fraud. Time spend pursuing your ex-wife's possible fraud robs you of life. Do not build your emotional life around the weaknesses of other people, let it go!

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