Delavan, WI asked in Bankruptcy for Wisconsin

Q: x-spouse and new wife claimed chapter 13 and is failing to pay court ordered support to me. What can I do to get help?

We were married for 20 yrs. He divorced me on March 14,2016. I had filed for contempt of court and he still had not paid up. 2017 he owes me $940.00 - 2018 he owes me $810.00 - so far 2019 he owes $875.00. Divorce case no.: 15 FA 0546 Case Code 40101 David and Cheryl Wollert bankruptcy case 18-21254 Doc 14 filed 03/15/18. I filed as creditor for support obligations (including alimony and child support )

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Timothy Denison

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  • Bankruptcy Lawyer
  • Louisville, KY

A: He still owes you the money. Child support and Alimony are not dischargeable in bankruptcy. Moreover, the stay does not apply to pursuit of these debts. Contempt in the divorce case is your best, quickest option.

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