Filing Bankruptcy After a Divorce

Financial problems often go hand in hand with family law issues. Not having enough money can create a strain in your marriage or cause problems with a child support claim. Further, after couples divorce, it can be difficult to adjust to living on one income if you have been used to dealing with two. Not surprisingly, bankruptcy is a common theme in family law matters.

If you are facing overwhelming debt and want to regain control of your finances, talk to the bankruptcy attorneys at Simon Resnik Hayes LLP. Our firm has helped thousands of individuals in the Los Angeles area take the first steps toward financial recovery. During a free consultation, we will discuss your situation and advise you on whether bankruptcy suits your needs.

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When bankruptcy and divorce or another family law issue occur at the same time, the intersection of the laws in each area creates a number of questions, such as:

  • Can my spouse and I jointly file for bankruptcy while we are going through a divorce?
  • How are joint debts separated if I file for bankruptcy and my spouse does not?
  • If I file for bankruptcy, do I still need to pay child support?
  • Are spousal support obligations discharged in bankruptcy?
  • What happens if I lose my job while I am in Chapter 13 bankruptcy?
  • My home is facing foreclosure. Will we lose our equity in our divorce?

For these and other questions, it is important that you get solid answers from someone who knows bankruptcy inside and out. At Simon Resnik Hayes LLP, we understand all aspects of Chapter 7 bankruptcy and Chapter 13 bankruptcy. We welcome the opportunity to meet with you and discuss your particular situation.

If financial distress is causing arguments, there is a solution to your financial hardship! Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy could give you a fresh start, save your house, your car, and, potentially, your marriage.

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To schedule a free consultation with our bankruptcy attorneys, call us at 213-699-3055 or 888-368-4099, or contact us online. For your convenience, our bilingual staff works out of our offices in Los Angeles and Sherman Oaks.

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