One concern some potential bankruptcy filers might have is their legal obligations of spousal and/or child support if they should file a bankruptcy petition.
The short answer to the question of whether child support payments are required of those who file bankruptcy is "yes."
BUT, if you file Chapter 7 or 13 bankruptcy and get your other debts resolved, you should be able to better afford those important payments.**MulitStepForm1**
If you are currently unable to afford your child support payments along with your other financial obligations, bankruptcy may still be able to help you, but it's important to note that every case is different. If you want a definitive answer about how your child support payments will be affected if you file bankruptcy, you can contact a bankruptcy lawyer.
That said, here's a look at some potential ways bankruptcy might affect your payment obligation.
Wondering if bankruptcy is the right option for you? Discuss your situation with a local bankruptcy attorney. See if Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 could be the right debt relief solution for you by arranging a free, no-obligation consultation today.