Can my husband file for bankruptcy alone or do w both have to be included in the filing?

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Can my husband file for bankruptcy alone or do w both have to be included in the filing?

Our home is titled in my name alone. De to overwhelming credit card debt, my husband is considering bankruptcy.

Asked on July 18, 2013 under Bankruptcy Law, Ohio

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S.L,. Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 8 years ago | Contributor

Although your husband could file for bankruptcy alone, it would be advisable for you to also be included in the bankruptcy because if both spouses don't file bankruptcy, your husband's creditors will come after you for his debts incurred during marriage.


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