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If my exwife files for bankruptcy, is she then free of the court order to pay half my legal fees?

Phoenix, AZ |

my wife has refused to pay any of the court ordered repayment of my divorce attorney fees, and is considering bankruptcy. She also is ordered to pay other debts incurred during the marriage. If she declares bankruptcy, what happenes to these debts?

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Attorney answers 1


Obligations under divorce property settlement agreements may be prevented from being discharged in bankruptcy. However, there are complex substantive and procedural issues involved and you will need the services of an Arizona attorney to advise you about this.