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Martin M. Holmes

Muskegon Bankruptcy Attorney.

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  1. Can I discharge debts incurred during marriage after I get a divorce

    Answered almost 6 years ago.

    1. Martin M. Holmes
    2. Jeff Adrian Biddle
    2 lawyer answers

    The answer is Yes. but with an important qualification. You can file a bankruptcuy and discharge marital debts. However A divorce does not alter any rights between a creditor and the debtor. It does however settle wrights between the divorcing parties. A bankruptcy after a divorce will discharge your debts owed to the creditors but will not discharge any liability your spouse has for those debts. Therefore any creditor to which he or she is indebted will not be barred from filing a claim...

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  2. What should I do if I received a court summons for a credit card debt and asked to file a written answer with the court

    Answered over 1 year ago.

    1. Martin M. Holmes
    2. Tara E. Nichol
    3. Reese Serra
    3 lawyer answers

    I do not have sufficient information from your question to give you proper legal advise. You should contact an attorney arrange a consultation and get advice for your specific situations. You may have defenses to the law suit or you may not. If you file a written answer you will have a chance to have the courrt determine if your defenses are good or not. some defenses must be raised in the first answer or they are waived. if you do not file an answer the plaintiff will be able to obtain a...

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