Thursday, November 8, 2012

Which comes first — bankruptcy or divorce?

Should you file for bankruptcy before or after your divorce is finalized?

Which should you pursue first — bankruptcy or divorce?
This is an important decision and should in most cases be made BEFORE your divorce is complete. When one spouse files for consumer bankruptcy, it often sends the other spouse into bankruptcy too.

After divorce, domestic support obligations such as alimony and child support are not dischargeable during bankruptcy. Our attorneys can explain facts and legal options that will help you to make sound decisions about your future.

Your decision to pursue a consumer bankruptcy before, during or after divorce can be positively influenced by the guidance of experienced bankruptcy attorney. King and King as served bankruptcy clients in Atlanta and the surrounding areas with quality, full-service representation for Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 debt relief strategy; including the role that divorce can play in your decision.

Contact our bankruptcy offices today at 404-524-6400 for your free confidential consultation.