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Los Angeles California Bankruptcy Lawyer*
Practicing exclusively bankruptcy law since 1991
Free phone consults.  Office in Burbank.
*Board Certified Specialist in Bankruptcy Law

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How Does Bankruptcy Affect Divorce Actions And Settlements

How To Avoid Future Bankruptcy Problems In Your Divorce Case Bankruptcy does not prevent people from getting divorced. But it can affect how property is divided. A bankruptcy trustee can recover unequal divisions of property. For example, wife gets the million dollar house and husband gets the 18 year old Toyota Tercel.  If husband later files a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, the Trustee can sue the wife for what should have been husband's 50% interest in the property. Many people try [...]

2021-07-25T18:37:43-07:00November 24th, 2018|

How Can I Be Responsible For Ex-Spouse Debts After Divorce?

How Divorce Judgments and Equalization Payments Work When going through a divorce, you can be left with different types of obligations. The most common is a domestic support obligation, such as child support or alimony. But you can also be made responsible for your spouse's separate debts, usually as part of the property division. For example, the wife gets to keep the dog and the house, and husband gets to keep the car. Wife, let's say, then agrees (or is [...]

2021-07-25T20:26:43-07:00May 21st, 2017|

What Happens After Divorce When Ex-spouse files Bankruptcy?

What happens when your ex-spouse doesn't pay your credit card and other debts as ordered by the Divorce Court? Do you have to pay them?

2021-08-07T11:56:09-07:00June 30th, 2011|

Attorneys Fees Awarded in Divorce: Are they Dischargeable?

Are attorney's fees awarded in a divorce dischargeable in a bankruptcy case?

2017-08-14T21:54:26-07:00April 22nd, 2009|
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