Q: Bankruptcy question regarding spouse
Will my wife find out or be alerted if I file for bankruptcy? The only thing we have together is a joint bank account with a few hundred dollars in there. The house, and one of the cars is in her name solely, and has been since the beginning. Also, I have a few years left on my car loan, if I were to file for bankruptcy, would I be able to keep my car? I'm current up to date on payments.. Or would I have to sell it under chapter 7
A: Yes. She is a co debtor and must be notified.
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