It may not come as a surprise to you that two of life's most stressful events, getting divorced and filing for bankruptcy, often happen in tandem. If you and your spouse are considering separating because of your financial distress, you're probably concerned about how your bankruptcy might affect your divorce.
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So what should you prepare for if you and your spouse are considering bankruptcy and now might be headed toward divorce? Here are some of the basics about debt, divorce and bankruptcy.
If your relationship with your spouse is not conducive to regular contact concerning debt payments or adherence to your bankruptcy repayment plan, you may be able to file a motion to have your case modified.
As you can see, the legal details regulating divorce and bankruptcy are complex and many-layered. If you'd like to ask specific questions directly to a bankruptcy lawyer, take advantage of this chance to speak with a lawyer near you for free.