Legal Advice for Spousal Debt — 13 results
Written by Avvo Staff, 9 months ago.
This guide compiles some of the most commonly asked questions and answers regarding an ex-spouse’s student loan debt.
Written by Avvo Staff, 8 months ago.
If either spouse has incurred student loan debt during a marriage, determining who is responsible for these educational debts after a divorce is an important decision.
Written by attorney Jared Callister, over 1 year ago.
I get this question a lot from recent newly weds. Often, one of the spouses has racked up a massive tax bill and the "nonliable" spouse is worried that his or her assets will now be subject... more
Written by attorney Aaron Dishon, over 4 years ago.
Bankruptcy and financial difficulties can throw a divorce off course. For example, when a divorcing couple is in the process of dividing property, a bankruptcy filing by either spouse would... more
Written by attorney Kevin C. Johnson, over 2 years ago.
This is the second part to my last article I wrote on whetherspousal supportcan be discharged in bankruptcy. If you missed that article, you can read ithere. Credit card debt works... more
Written by attorney Lloyd T. Kelso, over 5 years ago.
The Doctrine of Necessaries The doctrine of necessaries arose from the common law duty of the husband to provide for the necessary expenses of his wife and child.[FN1] Under the... more
Written by attorney Douglas Farquhar, over 3 years ago.
No!your spouse does not have to file bankruptcy along with you if he or she does not want to.You can file alone if you wish without your spouse becoming part of the bankruptcy at all.
Written by attorney Stann Givens, about 5 years ago.
WHAT IF MY SPOUSE FORGES MY SIGNATURE TO INCUR A MARITAL DEBT? (part one) Sometimes in a marriage one spouse will incur a debt by forging the signature of the other spouse in order to... more
Written by attorney Peter Abbarno, about 4 years ago.
As one of the few tax attorneys in Lewis County, Washington, I spend a good portion of my day talking with clients and colleagues about relief from IRS collection activities. Although most... more
Written by attorney David Terner, almost 4 years ago.
Under the previous rules, an obligation incurred in a divorce
could be discharged unless it was for domestic support. The previous rules
were modified, presumably at the... more