CanI file bankruptcy ifI seperate and move from my spouse?

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CanI file bankruptcy ifI seperate and move from my spouse?

I do not have the money to fight him for divorce or live on my ow. because of my credit cards.

Asked on November 7, 2011 under Bankruptcy Law, Ohio

Answers:

Mark J. Markus / Mark J. Markus, Law Offices of

Answered 10 years ago | Contributor

You can file bankruptcy even if you don't separate from your spouse.  There is no requirement that you file together.  However, depending on the laws of your state, separating may later your budget analysis for eligibility, so you should definitely consult with a bankruptcy attorney in your area to determine what's best in your situation.

Mark J. Markus, Attorney at Law

Handling exclusively bankruptcy law cases in California since 1991.

http://www.bklaw.com/

bankruptcy blog: http://bklaw.com/bankruptcy-blog/

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Mark J. Markus / Mark J. Markus, Law Offices of

Answered 10 years ago | Contributor

You can file bankruptcy even if you don't separate from your spouse.  There is no requirement that you file together.  However, depending on the laws of your state, separating may later your budget analysis for eligibility, so you should definitely consult with a bankruptcy attorney in your area to determine what's best in your situation.

Mark J. Markus, Attorney at Law

Handling exclusively bankruptcy law cases in California since 1991.

http://www.bklaw.com/

bankruptcy blog: http://bklaw.com/bankruptcy-blog/

Follow Me on Twitter:  @bklawr


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