Advice About Divorce And Bankruptcy

Divorce can be a very hard experience, emotionally, socially and financially, but there are things you can do to make your divorce as easy as possible. Some steps involve finding solutions to debt problems that may be affecting you right now. Perhaps financial problems are contributing significantly to the marriage problems you have experienced.

Sometimes, people ask us about whether bankruptcy can help them effectively deal with their debt. Other clients ask us if it is better to file for bankruptcy protection before or after they get divorced. Still others are desperate to know if they will be held responsible for debts accumulated by their spouses.

Planning Your Divorce Carefully

At the law office of Charles J. Schneider, P.C., based in Livonia, Michigan, we have been representing clients in bankruptcy cases for well over 30 years. Our attorneys have helped countless men and women address serious financial challenges and obtain debt relief even during divorce. We can assist you in planning your divorce carefully and answer questions like:

  • Who should pay the mortgage right now?
  • Should my spouse be the one to file for bankruptcy?
  • Will I be penalized for my spouse's credit card debt?
  • On the Chapter 7 means test, can I take a deduction on child support or alimony?
  • If I get divorced, can I shift the money toward my household instead of giving it to an unsecured creditor?
  • Will I be able to keep the house after the divorce?

Talk To Us

Questions about divorce and bankruptcy can be complicated. Seek appropriate advice from a lawyer if you need it. Contact us for a free initial consultation about your case.

We are a debt relief agency. We help people file for bankruptcy relief under the Bankruptcy Code.